Current Vacancies on Challenger Council
The Challenger Society for Marine Science Council are searching for a new chair for the Equity Diversity Inclusivity and Accessibility (EDIA) Working Group (WG). The EDIA WG was established in 2021 to support the ambitions of the Challenger Society to improve diversity of the membership and fellowship, equity of their awards, and inclusivity and accessibility of their meetings and other activities. The EDIA WG currently has twenty members, including the chair.
The WG chair is a co-opted member of the Challenger Society Council. The role is responsible for organising and keeping minutes for the WG meetings (currently monthly) and reporting back twice a year to the Challenger Society at the Council meetings (in person or online).
The Challenger Society is working towards being a fully equitable and inclusive organisation (see https://www.challenger-society.org.uk/EDI_Statement). The Society encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented and/or diverse backgrounds.
If you are interested in applying, please send a letter (2 sides A4 maximum) to email@example.com by June 30th, outlining your EDIA working experience, your motivation for the role, and any ideas you have that you would like to see implemented to improve the diversity and inclusivity of the Challenger Society. If you have any questions regarding the role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Challenger Medal Awarded 2020 and 2022
The Challenger Society is delighted to announce the delayed award of the 2020 Challenger Medal to Prof. Alberto Naveira Garabato, and of the 2022 Challenger Medal to Prof. Carol Robinson. We are absolutely delighted to honour these two fantastic scientists in this way, and look forward to hearing their Award Lectures at the forthcoming Challenger 150 meeting at the Natural History Museum. For more information about the Challenger Conference 2022 please click here.
International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit #DITTO22
You are warmly invited to join on-line the International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit #DITTO22, which takes place on Wednesday and Thursday the 4th and 5th of May.
Vacancy MASTS Marine Social Science Lead
MASTS has a vacancy for a 0.5FT Marine Social Science lead.