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COOL REMINDER: bring out the fresh musician in you to SEFS9!

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The European Fresh and Young Researchers (EFYR) of the European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS) invite all SEFS 9 attendants with musical aptitudes to get together during the conference (July 5-10 2015, Geneva).

The idea is that students, postdocs and seniors perform together popular songs related to rivers and lakes (e.g. the River by Bruce Springsteen, Down by the River by Neil Young). We believe that music is one of the best ways of communication and could enhance good scientific interactions ...

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International Summer Academy on Spatial Ecotoxicology and Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment, 7 – 20 September 2015

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The “International Summer Academy on Spatial Ecotoxicology and Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment- Using an Open Community Approach” will be hosted from September 7 to September 20, 2015 at University Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Germany. Further details and registration are available on our website: www.summeracademy-landau.de

Developing countries are particularly affected with high contamination, but often have inadequate control mechanisms and insufficient resources for risk assessment. Spatial analysis offers more and more applications and potential within ecological risk assessment. Our ‘International Summer Academy ...

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EFYR call for musicians to SEFS 9: bring out the fresh musician in you!

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The European Fresh and Young Researchers (EFYR) of the European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS) invite all SEFS 9 attendants with musical aptitudes to get together during the conference (July 5-10 2015, Geneva).

The idea is that students, postdocs and seniors perform together popular songs related to rivers and lakes (e.g. the River by Bruce Springsteen, Down by the River by Neil Young). We believe that music is one of the best ways ...

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Post-doctoral position at the University of British Columbia

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_smallUBCPost-doctoral Fellow: Cumulative effects across spatial scales in freshwater ecosystems

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Closing date for applications: 7th December 2014
Start date: ASAP or by 1st January 2015 if possible

We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow for a collaborative project between University of British Columbia, Trent University and University of Ottawa, examining cumulative effects within and across spatial scales for small streams and larger catchment networks. The effects of interest include all ...

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DEST new site and training programme

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Dear all,

The Distributed European School of Taxonomy (DEST), an initiative under the CETAF umbrella and managed by RBINS, has launched its NEW website and training programme for 2014-2015!

Check out the Modern Taxonomy programme offering intensive theoretical courses in various subjects. Also, have a look at the Expert-in-training programme enabling trainees to develop and strengthen their taxonomic research skills through on-the-job-training.

Several of our training courses focus on freshwater taxa and might be of particular interest to you:
Training program in non-marine ...

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Postdoc in Experimental Environmental System Analysis

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The Center for Applied Geosciences (ZAG) invites applications for the following position:

Postdoc in Experimental Environmental System Analysis

which can be filled in immediately. Employment is for up to 3 years (see details below). Extension to
6 years in total is possible. The salary is according to the civil service pay TV-L E13 (100%).
You are currently finishing your doctoral thesis or would like to join a new and dynamic research
group during your postdoctoral time? You would like to realize your ...

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PhD student and a post doc position in the project related to elevational gradients in freshwaters (University of Helsinki)

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UniversityofHelsinki1Three-year positions for a PhD student and a post doc will be open in the project focusing on freshwater communities along elevational gradients. Positions are funded by the Emil Aaltonen Foundation. Positions will be targeted to planktonic and benthic communities in lakes and streams and will be located in Department of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki, Finland. The department (110 employees with a budget of 9 million € per year) ...

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Intensive course: Methods on Litter Decomposition

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The IMAR-Institute of Marine Research, MARE-Marine and Environmental Research Centre and the University of Coimbra announce the Intensive Course ‘Methods on Litter Decomposition’.

Litter decomposition is an important functional process in freshwaters, estuaries and soil. The aim of this course is to introduce some techniques currently used in litter decomposition studies to those interested in initiating research in this field.

The target public are M.Sc. / Ph.D. students as well as Post-Docs initiating ...

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EFFS Award for the best PhD Dissertation in Freshwater Sciences – Call 2013-2014

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EFFS Award for the best PhD Dissertation in Freshwater Sciences
Call 2013–2014

1. The European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS) launches a new call of the EFFS Award for the best PhD Dissertation in Freshwater Sciences, which will recognize outstanding scientific and intellectual work in the field of Freshwater Sciences performed by Early Career Researchers in Europe.

2. Applicants for this Award will include all authors of doctoral theses submitted in
Europe in the field of Freshwater Sciences. Applicants should be members ...

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SEFS 9 website

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The SEFS 9 website is already online!

Check it out here, and don’t miss the key dates!

15.07.2014:
Call for special sessions, workshops, short courses
15.09.2014:
Deadline for submitting special sessions
30.10.2014:
Notification to presenters of special sessions
15.11.2014:
Call for abstract
01.12.2014:
Early Registration is open
31.01.2015:
Deadline for submitting abstracts
01.04.2015:
Notification to presenters on acceptation of the abstracts
15.04.2015:
End of early registration
06.2015:
Program Schedule Posted
30.06.2015:
Late Registration until 30.06

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