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Aquatic Science Early Career Award for 2017 CCFFR/SCL Meeting

Application Deadline: October 24, 2016

In 2016 the CCFFR Board identified the need to promote the participation of early career aquatic scientists at the annual meeting.  Following on the success of the Clemens-Rigler travel award in promoting graduate student participation, the new Early Career Award will provide travel support to aquatic scientists who have completed a graduate degree at a Canadian university and are beginning their careers

Who is eligible?

Individuals who are pursuing a career in aquatic sciences and presenting their research (poster or oral presentation) at the CCFFR/SCL annual meeting and are currently:

  • Post-doctoral fellows or,
  • Graduates of a Canadian university who received an MSc or PhD within the past 2 years and are currently not employed in the aquatic sciences.

How much can one expect to get?

The Early Career award was established in 2016 and has no precedent for funding.  Award amounts will be based on available funds to support the award and are anticipated to be approximately $500 (depending on financial needs).

When and how results will be made public?

The committee will meet a week or two after the application deadline, and applicants will be notified by email.

How to apply?

To apply for travel support, please provide the following:

Application information (please provide all information)

  1. Name, full mailing address and email
  2. Current position (e.g. PDF, seeking employment)
  3. Most recent degree: including Department, University, Supervisor and date of graduation.
  4. Amount requested: (brief justification for requested amount, i.e. anticipated costs, additional support available)
  5. Nature of presentation (oral or poster), please attach a copy of the abstract for the presentation in MSWord format.

Information provided will remain confidential. Email addresses will only be used to communicate with the applicant and respondent about the application.

Please send information via email (please use MSWord format for attachments),

earlycareerccffr@gmail.com

Abstract submission and early registration open for #CCFFR2017!

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We are happy to announce the call for abstracts and registration for the CCFFR-SCL 2017 meeting in beautiful Montreal. This year there are 14 proposed sessions as well as general sessions, meaning there'll be lots of great Canadian Aquatic Sciences going on over just a few days this coming January.

Abstract submission deadline and early registration is Oct. 17th.

Links for abstract submissions and registration can be found on our webpage which has links directly to the CCFFR website: http://www1.uwindsor.ca/glier/ccffr/ccffrccrp-2017

Check out the website for additional details on deadlines, hotel bookings, planned activities, and the scientific programme.

We welcome all to come to Montreal and share their latest findings in fisheries and aquatic sciences at the 2017 CCFFR-SCL meeting January 5-8, 2017!