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wildlife genetics/bioinformatics research opportunity in Germany

We are starting a new research fellowship collaboration with the Senckenberg Research Institute in Germany. Their focus is on wildlife conservation genetics and bioinformatics. I’ve attached the posting (positions starting in January 2016) and am hoping that you could think about whether you know of any great candidates. Please recall that this NIH program targets minorities and students from other underrepresented communities. 

PCC Fellowship (at-large) available: apply by 1 August

The Program on Climate Change (PCC) is pleased to be able to offer one 9-month graduate fellowship for the 2014/2015 academic year. The award will be made to a highly qualified student in in their first two years of graduate study in a non-core PCC department (including but not limited to Biological Oceanography, Civil Engineering, Biology, Environmental and Forest Resources, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Public Affairs). 

Graduate School Fair

Hello everyone,
We would like to get the word out about our upcoming Graduate School Fair!
Thursday, May 14th
12:00 – 3:00pm
Mary Gates Hall Commons
There will be representatives from over 40 graduate programs from UW and around the country covering many disciplines, including a rep from the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Please have students RSVP using this link:
We hope to see you there! 

Lionfish Field Assistant Position – Caribbean Research & Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI) (Curacao, Nether lands Antilles)

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Latest College of the Environment Career PostingsIn the 04/29/2015 edition:

Lionfish Field Assistant Position – Caribbean Research & Management of Biodiversity (CARMABI) (Curacao, Netherlands Antilles)
Apr 28, 2015 05:15 pm
Proposed Start Date: 8/1/2015 Estimated Duration of Appointment: 9-12 months Posting Open Date: 4/27/2015 Deadline: Position open until filled Description of Work I am seeking a field research assistant for a research project examining population dynamics with invasive lionfish around Curacao. 

Preparing for Graduate School Application – workshop series

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards still has a few workshops upcoming in the Preparing for Graduate School Application series for undergraduate students wanting to get a head start on graduate school applications. Please share this information with your undergraduate students and alumni who may be interested.
Thank you!
Preparing for Graduate School Applications
Spring 2015 workshop poster 8.5×14.docx
Spring 2015 workshop poster 11×17.docx 

MS assistanstship at UMass Dartmouth, modeling climate effects in fisheries stock assessments

Dear Colleagues,
I’m looking for a great M.S. student to work on a project modeling climate effects in stock assessments for Gulf of Alaska flatfish.
The student will be based in my lab at UMass Dartmouth, but will spend a summer working in Seattle at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center with Carey McGilliard.
I’d appreciate it if you could share the advertisement below (also attached) with your colleagues and students. 

Apply for the 2015 NEW Leadership Institute

Alene Moris
National Education for Women’s Leadership
Reminder: Application deadline is April 3

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in becoming a leader in your community?
Are you committed to bringing better representation for women in all fields?
Apply for the 2015 Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leaders Institute.
The Alene Moris National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Institute is part of a national program started by Rutgers University in 1991. 

Green Seed Fund Proposals and SustainableUW Festival

The University of Washington is delighted to announce that the Green Seed Fund will be accepting proposals beginning October 22. The Green Seed Fund is a grant opportunity for sustainability-focused research projects and seeks to engage the UW community in research that advances sustainability on campus and beyond. Successful grant proposals will use the campus as a living, learning laboratory and help the UW find solutions to the most pressing environmental issues. 

NSF GRFP Information sessions for graduate and undergraduate students

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Sessions
· Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/649070414
· Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/656401654
In person:
· Thursday, October 9, 2014, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Smith 311
· Friday, October 10, 2014; 10:30-12 noon., Oceanography Teaching Building (OTB), room 014
· Tuesday, October 14, 2014; 12:30-2:00 p.m., Denny 206
NSF’s GRFP is one of the premier opportunities to fund your graduate study. 

UW Scholars' Studio – Call for Proposals, Theme: Water

Happy Fall Quarter! My name is Jaye. I am the new Core Programs Coordinator.
On behalf of the UW Libraries Research Commons and Core Programs in The Graduate School, we are excited to invite your students and postdocs to submit proposals for Scholars’ Studio!
Event: Scholars’ Studio–a fun, informal event that features 10 rapid-fire ignite-style presentations (5 minutes each) given by graduate students and postdocs doing research on topics related to an interdisciplinary theme. 

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