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Becoming a Successful Principal Investigator

It is not enough to have a good idea. Your good idea must also be well positioned, or review panels for grant agencies are unlikely to approve it.  Grant writing is the end of a process, not the beginning. Long … Continue reading

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Pattullo Conference Workshop Report

The Pattullo Conference workshop report is complete!  It includes a summary of the conference, an update on MPOWIR activities, and results from an online survey of participants. Download Pattullo Report-final

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The 57th annual Eastern Pacific Ocean Conference (EPOC)

The 57th annual Eastern Pacific Ocean Conference (EPOC) will take place this year at the Timberline Lodge, Mt.Hood, Oregon 22-25 September 2010.   Please see: http://bioweb.coas.oregonstate.edu/~EPOC2010/  for further information.   Abstract/registration deadline will be on AUGUST 1st, 2010.  

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Are Women Better PIs?

Last summer, the New York Times ran an article entitled "No Doubts: Women Are Better Managers," which unleashed a firestorm of comments (over 300), many of which railed against the inherent sexism of that proposition and others that suggested that … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Fellow – Ocean Process Studies

Postdoctoral Fellow – Ocean Process Studies The Department of Physics at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has an opening for a postdoctoral research associate to study oceanic submesoscale processes, their implications for vertical fluxes on scales of 100 m – … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Opportunity

We have an opening for a postdoc position in the data-assimilation group at the University of Reading. He/she will look into localisation in particle filters, aiming to solve the full nonlinear data-assimilation problem for large-dimensional geophysical systems. A full description … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Opportunity

New Climate Process Team seeks four physical oceanography postdoctoral scholars Applicants are sought for postdoctoral scientists to join a recently NSF and NOAA funded Climate Process Team.  The ultimate goal of the project is to better parameterize internal-wave driven mixing … Continue reading

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