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River Herring Graduate Opportunity

The Castro-Santos Lab at the USGS’ S.O. Conte Anadromous Fish Research Center (CAFRC) is seeking a highly qualified applicant for a funded PhD position in behavioral ecology of river herring. The study focuses on freshwater migration of alewife, with particular emphasis on responses to predators at migratory barriers. Qualified candidates should have strong academic and quantitative skills and be adept at field work including boat work in the near-shore marine environment. 

MOHAI initiative for UW innovators

Thanks again for getting back to us. The contest is pretty simple and easy to enter, and could help students get their ideas funded and/or recognized, in turn boosting their resume/portfolio. It would also be nice to get on a call to talk about how we can get UW students involved, just let us know when you’re available.
Quick recap of the contest:
MOHAI (the Museum of History and Industry) is holding an innovation contest on Twitter. 

CONFORWest 2014 graduate student conference

The CONFORWest 2014 graduate student conference is approaching and we would like to encourage graduate students from Canada and the United States to participate in this unique opportunity. CONFORWest is an annual conference for graduate and senior level undergraduate students, who are studying environmental sciences, forestry, and other natural resource management fields (including social sciences and humanities). It is organized by graduate students from northwestern North America, who hope to provide a unique and comfortable forum for discussing future challenges in resource management fields, while building networks with peers. 

Post-doc in Czech Republic – anthropogenic impact on aquatic invertebrates in small water bodies

Dear all,
I am looking for a strong candidate for a postdoc funded by the AXA Research Fund, to join my group at the University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice (Budweis). This opportunity arose just recently and the deadlines are upcoming. Perhaps you know people that would be interested. Apologies for any cross-postings.
The candidate should have a strong modelling and/or quantitative background in mathematics, ecology, evolution or a related field and interest in community ecology and/or evolutionary ecology. 

Call for Abstracts – Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

The 2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference will be held in Seattle, Washington on 30 April – 2 May. The Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference brings together scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, resource managers, community/business leaders, policy makers, educators and students to present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, and to guide future actions for protecting and restoring the Salish Sea Ecosystem. 

NOAA Student Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships (includes internships) to college sophomore students majoring in STEM disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; and computer and information sciences.
NOAA is accepting applications from students who will have Official Junior status in Fall 2014. 

PhD position on the role of MPAs and climate change for seagrass and coral reef systems

we’re advertising for a new PhD position on the role of marine protected areas for effects of overfishing and climate change on seagrass and coral reef ecosystems in East Africa:
Deadline for applications: Nov 20.
Johan Eklöf, PhD
Associate professor (docent) in Marine Ecology
Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences
Stockholm University, Sweden 

Recruiting submissions for our Fall Scholars’ Studio on “Worlds Collide”

Scholars’ Studio is hosted by the UW Libraries Research Commons and the UW Graduate School. Last year, we hosted a successful Scholars’ Studio series that included “Citizen”, Disaster, and Pacific Northwest as our themes and had fabulous rapid-fire presentations from students in over 20 disciplines. This year, our themes are “Worlds Collide” (Fall), “Robot” (Winter) and “Predictions” (Spring). More information here: http://commons.lib.washington.edu/scholarsstudio and on the attached Call for Proposals postcard. 

Barry M Goldwater Scholarship — Campus Deadline Friday, November 15, 2013

RSVP: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/241
• 1:00 – 1:50 p.m., Tuesday, October 15, 2013, MGH 173R
• 3:30 – 4:20 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2013, MGH 173R
• 4:00 – 4:50 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, MGH 173R
• 2:00 – 2:50 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31, MGH 173R
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship was created to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. 

2 New Paid Undergraduate Research Internship Opportunities with NWFSC: Apply by 9/30!

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is offering 2 new Paid Internship Opportunities for undergraduates to research with NOAA scientists at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) starting autumn quarter. Please pass along these internship opportunities to undergraduates in the sciences who might be interested in Fisheries and Marine Biology-related lab and field work research.
Interested applicants can find out more about these 2 different internship opportunities and the requirements to apply for each on our website here<http://webapps.ued.washington.edu/opportunities/Opportunities.aspx?post_ID=1252>and here<http://webapps.ued.washington.edu/opportunities/Opportunities.aspx?post_ID=1251>. 

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