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Call for Early Career Researchers: workshop on Marine Science and Technology

British Council

Promoting UK-Colombian interdisciplinary research collaboration and career opportunities

Under the British Council Researcher Links scheme, we will be holding a 4-day workshop on the above theme in Santa Marta, Colombia over 18-21st November 2014.

The workshop is being coordinated by Professor James Mair (Heriot-Watt University, UK) and Professor Edgardo Londoño-Cruz (Universidad del Valle, Colombia), and will have contributions from other leading researchers: Professor Richard Preziosi (University of Manchester); Dr Joanne Porter (Heriot-Watt University); Dr Mario Londoño-Mesa (Universidad de Antioquia); Dr Alan Giraldo (Universidad del Valle).

We are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK and Colombia to apply to attend this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Researcher Links programme.

The application form, with more details on the initiative, is available to download from the MASTS website and should be sent to both This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before the deadline of 29th September, 2014. Further information on eligibility is given on the application form.