Seafood Innovation Fund (SIF) CALL FOR ASSESSORS.

Cefas are currently looking for anonymous assessors with suitable subject knowledge for the proposed projects when they come in on 12 Sept 2019 (and/or for future calls). Three independent assessors are required to assess each bid. The assessors can complete as many or as few assessments as appropriate and would be paid [£100] for each bid assessed.

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ECR Proteomics Workshop

This workshop provides Early Career Researchers with theoretical and practical know-how on proteomic analytical workflows and data analysis. We aim to teach and exchange knowledge about different applications of proteomics for aquaculture species. Issues relating to sample preparation, processing, data collection and analysis will be discussed, with hands-on experience of 2D-PAGE and MALDI-TOF MS.

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Want and Needs of Early Career Researchers

We asked attendees of the ASA Aquaculture Careers Day on 20th May:

What do you need?
How can we help?
What opportunities can we create?

The results of this survey will help us to formulate future events but we welcome feedback any time so please get in touch! Alternatively become part of the team and apply to be one of our ECR Co-Leads.

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Are you an Early Career Researcher? Would you like to get more involved in curating events and training for ECRs and the wider UK aquaculture community? ARCH-UK would like to find the next generation of aquaculture knowledge exchange leaders!

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MASTS Small Grant Scheme

Open applications for £500-£1000 for travel/equipment/analysis/data access/workshops. Deadline 4pm 20th Dec. Eligibility criteria apply.

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Dates have been released for the 2019 ARCH-UK workshops as follows:

Microplastics workshop
25 March, London
Finfish Sterility workshop
26-27 March, Stirling
The 2nd ARCH-UK Annual Science Event
(likely 2 days over 25-27 June in Stirling)

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Includes: Registration for our 1st Annual Science Event 4-5 September 2018 and the Shellfish/Finfish Microbiome workshop 22-23 November 2018 as well as an update from the Sustainable Seafood Consumption Initiative and a report from our ECRs that attended Aquaculture UK 2018

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