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Sustainable Oceans - From Policy to Science to Decisions. A National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT)


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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

Description:
Our Sustainable Oceans NRT will train the next generation of PhD marine scientists under a new paradigm that puts the policy focus on the front-end of the research and training enterprise as a means of building more effective links between the science and decisions on sustainable use of living marine resources. The basis of the new interdisciplinary paradigm is combining traditional graduate training in core disciplines and interdisciplinary courses on marine science and policy with immersion into the policy process and politics surrounding ecosystem-based fishery management.

Starting in 2018, over 5 years, we anticipate training 60 PhD students, including 30 funded trainees, from the fields of ecology, conservation biology, economics, environmental policy, geology, physiology, biogeochemistry, and oceanography.
Recently updated.accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 1/15/2020

 • Note: currently funded through NSF

Participating Institution(s):
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University of California, Davis (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Biochemistry
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Economics
Genetics & Genomics
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Natural Resources
Political Science

Keywords:
Advocacy
Aquatic Ecology
Marine Policy
Marine Science
Native American Studies
Ocean Science
Political Science
Population Ecology
Science Policy
STEM Education

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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