BECA CSIC de introducción a la investigación para la realización del TFG o TFM en Picos de Europa

La Unidad Mixta de Investigación en Biodiversidad – UMIB (CSIC/UO/PA)
de Asturias ofrece una beca en el marco de la convocatoria JAE Intro 2018
para formación de personal investigador, dotada con 2500 € para realizar
el TFG o TFM en el curso 2018-2019 durante 300 horas y con una estancia
máxima de 4 meses consecutivos en Asturias.
Los candidatos interesados deberán presentar su solicitud del 3 de mayo
al 1 de junio de 2018, según las instrucciones descritas en la web de la
convocatoria: https://sede.csic.gob.es/Intro2018. La beca ofertada por la
UMIB consiste en la realización del trabajo “Caracterización bioclimática
de los pastizales alpinos de Picos de Europa” (categoría RECURSOS
NATURALES) bajo la dirección del Dr. Borja Jiménez-Alfaro.
REQUISITOS:
• nota media de 8.00 o superior (sobre 10) en el expediente académico:
imprescindible para la adjudicación de la beca en régimen competitivo
• disponibilidad para realizar el TFG o TFM en el curso 2018-2019,
incluyendo la estancia en Asturias y visitas al PN Picos de Europa.
Para más información contactar con jimenezalfaro@uniovi.es

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Prácticas con cetáceos en Portugal

AIMM – Marine Environment Research Association (www.aimmportugal.orgwas found in 2010, it’s a non-governmental association, non-for-profit organisation with international scope. Its main field of activity is related with marine mammals in their natural environment. AIMM aims to be a reference for research, education and conservation of the marine environment, promoting activities and partnerships, which empower our understanding of marine related issues, identifying threats and mitigate their effects in marine wildlife.
 
AIMM run the Dolphin Research Internship in Albufeira City, every year during Summer time in Portugal (http://www.aimmportugal.org/dolphin-research-internship). This internship program was design to anyone that wants to learn more about the Marine Environment, get field work experience and learn about marine mammals and the research techniques that we use to study cetaceans in the ocean. This programme will give the interns opportunity to get to know several species of cetaceans, sharks, sea turtles and marine birds, that occur in the South of Portugal. Namely it will provide the chance to identify and interpret their behavior, social composition of the group, amongst others. AIMM researchers provide all the training lectures and field work training. It will be given the opportunity to learn about data collection, photo analyses (photo-id), acoustic records, underwater and aerial videos, etc. Accommodation and meals are included.    
 
You can find some information in AIMM website (http://www.aimmportugal.org/dolphin-research-internship), and get a nice perspective and feedback about the program in this short video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zTIEQEsftA).

Voluntariado en las Seychelles

Available volunteer position on the project: “Spatio-temporal responses of ecosystem functions to ecological restoration

The project will provide:
Shared accommodation in Seychelles
Local transport within the framework of the project
An allowance to contribute to local living expenses
The candidate will be linked to an active research team in the Seychelles

Duration: 8.5 months (Last week of August 2018 to first week of May 2019)

If you are interested, please contact Alba (albacoslor@gmail.com) or Chris (c.kaiserbunbury@gmail.com).

Applications should include a CV and motivation letter.

See also http://www.econetlab.net for further information.