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Causing a CommOCEAN in marine science communication

On 4 and 5 December 2018 the European Marine Board Communication Panel (EMBCP), organises the third international marine science communications conference, CommOCEAN 2018. The event, which takes place in Southampton (UK) and hosted by the National Oceanography Centre, gathers 150 participants from 25 countries, specialised in marine science communication, to discuss the latest issues facing the ocean, and to improve their skills and learn best practice with regards to communicating with the public, peers and governments about ocean science.

On 4 and 5 December 2018 the European Marine Board Communication Panel (EMBCP), organises the third international marine science communications conference, CommOCEAN 2018. The event, which takes place in Southampton (UK) and hosted by the National Oceanography Centre, gathers 150 participants from 25 countries, specialised in marine science communication, to discuss the latest issues facing the ocean, and to improve their skills and learn best practice with regards to communicating with the public, peers and governments about ocean science.

EMB plays pivotal role in EOOS Conference 2018

On 21-23 November 2018, ocean observing and monitoring communities from across Europe gathered at the EOOS Conference 2018 in Brussels to showcase existing efforts in ocean observation, connect across communities and make progress towards stronger coordination and sustainability in Europe.
On 21-23 November 2018, ocean observing and monitoring communities from across Europe gathered at the EOOS Conference 2018 in Brussels to showcase existing efforts in ocean observation, connect across communities and make progress towards stronger coordination and sustainability in Europe.

EOOS Conference 2018

3-day conference on European Ocean Observing System (EOOS): Connecting communities for end-to-end solutions
3-day conference on European Ocean Observing System (EOOS): Connecting communities for end-to-end solutions

EMB Secretariat is looking for a new science officer

The European Marine Board (EMB) invites applications for the position of Science Officer at the EMB secretariat in Ostend, Belgium.

Applications can be sent in electronic format to the EMB Executive Director, Prof Sheila JJ Heymans (sheymans@marineboard.eu), by 16 November 2018 (17.00 CET), including "EMB SO18" in the subject line of the email. The job interviews will be organised on Monday 10 December in Ostend, Belgium.

The European Marine Board (EMB) invites applications for the position of Science Officer at the EMB secretariat in Ostend, Belgium.

Applications can be sent in electronic format to the EMB Executive Director, Prof Sheila JJ Heymans ( ), by 16 November 2018 (17.00 CET), including "EMB SO18" in the subject line of the email. The job interviews will be organised on Monday 10 December in Ostend, Belgium.

EMB welcomes GEOMAR (Germany) and CETMAR (Spain) as new EMB members

On Wednesday 24 October 2018, the EMB Board meeting approved the membership applications of GEOMAR (Germany) and CETMAR (Spain) members at the EMB Autumn Plenary meeting in Trieste, Italy.
On Wednesday 24 October 2018, the EMB Board meeting approved the membership applications of GEOMAR (Germany) and CETMAR (Spain) members at the EMB Autumn Plenary meeting in Trieste, Italy.

Young Talent and the Blue Economy

European Parliament event to discuss the needs for a modern marine graduate training system
European Parliament event to discuss the needs for a modern marine graduate training system

We've launched our new website

Explore what's new!
Explore what's new!

Have your say on the future of European Research Vessels

On 9 August, EMB and the working group on next generation European research vessels launched a stakeholder survey.  The survey asks about experiences of research vessels and their equipment, and invites you to share your thoughts about their future in Europe.
On 9 August, EMB and the working group on next generation European research vessels launched a stakeholder survey.  The survey asks about experiences of research vessels and their equipment, and invites you to share your thoughts about their future in Europe.

Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations

Today we launch our new Future Science Brief 3 on “Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations” (pdf). This publication calls to enhance European biological ocean observation capacity to strengthen global efforts towards our understanding of the ocean.
Today we launch our new Future Science Brief 3 on “Strengthening Europe's Capability in Biological Ocean Observations” (pdf). This publication calls to enhance European biological ocean observation capacity to strengthen global efforts towards our understanding of the ocean.

Commissioner Vella meets European ocean reasearch leaders for third time

Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is meeting today with ocean research leaders at the European Commission’s Berlaymont building, to discuss perspectives on the future of marine research in Europe.
Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is meeting today with ocean research leaders at the European Commission’s Berlaymont building, to discuss perspectives on the future of marine research in Europe.

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