June 2021 Updates
Here’s what’s new from the MEOPAR OA Community of Practice this month:
Past Events - World Oceans Week
June Quarterly Newsletter
We released our June Quarterly Newsletter on June 1st! Take a look to see new resources, webinars, blog posts, and more!
Find and download our June Newsletter here.
New Blog Posts
Here are our latest posts from May and June:
Learn more about the scientists leading the way in new ocean acidification research across Canada and beyond.
Scientist Spotlight: Dr. Ana Franco, Postdoctoral Fellow, UBC
Scientist Spotlight: Samantha Jones – Blending Science and Poetry
Scientist Spotlight: Fiona Beaty, Ph.D. Candidate, UBC
OA News (You Could Use):
Find out the latest happenings in the world of OA in Canada and beyond, including new resources, papers, and news articles.
Ocean Acidification Community of Practice Co-ordinator
MEOPAR is searching for a dedicated and self-motivated individual to facilitate and co-ordinate activities for the Canadian Ocean Acidification Community of Practice. The aims of the Community are to facilitate the uptake and exchange of information and data related to ocean acidification, collate and promote best practices, use online platforms to facilitate knowledge mobilization, and disseminate activities through webinars and workshops. The co-ordinator would ideally be located at the University of Calgary. Remote work, or a posting at the St. Andrews Biological Station in New Brunswick can also be considered. The selected candidate would work closely with Community members from stakeholder groups, academia, non-profit and governance groups. This is a full-time position, funded by MEOPAR until Oct. 2022. We would very much appreciate it if you could circulate this email amongst your network to help us reach the largest pool of candidates.
Please see attached PDF for full job description and posting details.
Apply online at: https://careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/7075278-research-associate-department-of-geography-faculty-of-arts
World Oceans Week Events
The OA Community of Practice participated in two webinars for World Oceans Week on June 8th and 10th, which featured a video of Samantha Jones's Ocean Acidification poems. Find the webinar recordings here:
June 8, 2021: IMPLEMENTING UN SDG 14.3—PROTECTING COMMUNITIES AND LIVELIHOODS FROM THE THREAT OF A CHANGING OCEAN (Co-hosted by the OA Alliance and The Ocean Foundation)
June 10, 2021: ADVANCING CLIMATE AND OCEAN ACTION THROUGH ART, EDUCATION AND OUTREACH (Co-hosted by the OA Alliance and Peace Boat US)
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