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New call international scientific prize Dr Edouard Delcroix: human health & the ocean

Added on: 2019-10-15
The Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize is a triennial international scientific prize (25 000 EUR) which will be awarded to a researcher or a research team for a scientific study on the links between oceans and human health. For the second time, a Dr Edouard Delcroix Incentive Award (2 500 EUR) will reward the work of an early career scientist. The submission deadline is 31 December 2019. ...

VLIZ Awards for Marine Sciences: call 2019 launched

Added on: 2019-10-09
To recognize the work of meritorious marine researchers, encourage them to continue doing this in the future, and promote marine scientific research in Flanders: that is what the Flanders Marine Institute wants to achieve with its annual science awards. Until 31 December, candidates for the VLIZ North Sea Award, VLIZ Master Thesis Awards and VLIZ Professional Bachelor Thesis Award can register for the 2019 call. The award ceremony will take place on the VLIZ Marine Science Day 2020 on Wednesday 18 March 2020 in De Grote Post, Ostend, Belgium. ...

Open Sea Lab II boosting new data product ideas

Added on: 2019-09-25
From 4 to 6 September 2019, EMODnet, VLIZ and imec organized a second hackathon on open marine data. Multidisciplinary teams, consisting of a mix of programmers, communication experts, data enthusiasts and entrepreneurs were challenged to create knowledge and value with open marine data, and to develop innovative solutions that address the challenges of the blue society. ...

VLIZ puts focus on marine robotics

Added on: 2019-09-17
With a brand new 'Marine Robotics Centre' the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) expresses its ambition to become an international knowledge hub for marine robotics. The centre is embedded in VLIZ which, as a national and international point of contact in the field of marine research, is the perfect institute to manage and operate this specialized infrastructure. ...

VLIZ recruits: employees for its Research, IT and Data Centre divisions

Added on: 2019-09-03
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is looking for colleagues who are willing to strengthen our growing institute with their passion and knowledge, and who want to take on the blue challenges of the future. To improve our services, we recruit three employees for the Data Centre division and one employee for the IT division. To strengthen our research capacity, we recruit three new colleagues in the Research department. ...

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