THE CORPORATION CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN MARINE SCIENCES – CEMarin OPENS THE CALL No. 15 OF 2019, TO FINANCE THE REGISTRATION IN THE 7th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON DEEP-SEA CORALS
CEMarin is a mixed and non-profit Corporation, founded by Colombian institutions (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Universidad de los Andes, Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Universidad del Valle, and Universidad de Antioquia) and by the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, to perform basic and applied research in Marine Sciences, collectively solving problems that cannot be faced by isolated individuals or institutions.
This initiative that has been driven by the Colombian government, by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD according to its German acronym) has making possible the scientific cooperation between researchers from the two countries and scientific training of young doctoral-level researchers. As part of activities to fulfill its mission CEMarin opens the Call No. 14 to finance Doctoral students within an excellent research project.
DESCRIPTION OF THE 7th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON DEEP-SEA CORALS
The International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals is the premier meeting for scientists, explorers, managers, policymakers, industry specialists and students to exchange ideas and share knowledge of deep-sea and cold-water corals and their ecosystems.
The Symposium, which has been running since 2000, has taken place in Halifax (Canada), Erlangen (Germany), Miami (EE UU), Wellington (New Zeland), Ámsterdam (The Netherlands) y Boston (EE UU), and during 2019, in its 7th edition, for the first time will take place in South America, in the city of Cartagena (Colombia).
In this opportunity, topics of the meeting will include biodiversity, ecology, evolution, environment, climate, fisheries, sponges, associated fauna, mesophotic ecosystems, anthropogenic impacts, technology, and conservation.
VENUE AND DATE:
Cartagena, Colombia, July 29 – August 2, 2019.
● Juan Armando Sánchez, Universidad de los Andes.
● Santiago Herrera, Lehigh University.
● Luisa Dueñas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
For further information visit https://www.deepseacoral2019.org
2. CALL OBJECTIVES:
a. Support the CEMarin Early Stage Researchers with the inscription and registration
to the 7th International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals.
b. Provide opportunity for CEMarin Early Stage Researchers to venture actively into
socialization scenarios of the results of their research.
c. Give opportunity to CEMarin Early Stage Researchers to disseminate recent scientific and technological advances of their research, with national and international academic peers.
3. AIMED TO:
CEMarin Early Stage Researchers
4. NUMBER OF SUPPORTS:
Five (5) financial supports.
5. REQUIREMENTS AND DOCUMENTS:
To apply for the support candidates must be CEMarin Early Stage Researchers and must sent an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject: Call No. 15 of 2019, attaching the following documents:
a. Letter of motivation stating why this Symposium will contribute to their doctoral studies and the development of their thesis projects.
b. Letter of the thesis advisor stating that she/he agrees that the CEMarin Early Stage Researcher attend the Symposium.
c. Application to presentation in the 7th International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals, in the format of abstract submission attached to this call.
Documentation will be accepted not later than June 14th, 2019, 5 p.m., Colombian time.
The results of the call will be published on the CEMarin web site on June 27th, 2019.
6. COMMITMENTS AFTER RECEIVING THE SUPPORT:
Upon receiving funding to participate in the Symposium, the CEMarin Early Stage Researcher must:
- Record the financing granted by the CEMarin Corporation in the congress publications and in the work that is published later.
- Provide the Corporation with ten (10) high-quality photos of the event (Full HD, minimum resolution of 1280×720 pixels) and he or she must appear in at least two (2) of them.
- Participate in an interview that will be recorded on video, in which he or she will talk about the work presented at the Symposium and the role of the CEMarin Corporation as a funding entity for his participation.
- Milena Benavides (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Open date: April 15th, 2019.
Close date: June 14th, 2019.