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FIDELIO: Short Term Research Associate Position

10 August 2020

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (GRADE 7) WORKING HOURS: PART-TIME, 0.5 FTE START DATE: SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER 2020 DURATION: 6 MONTHS FIDELIO is a research project funded by the European Research Council. The research team of the project is collecting a large volume of social data capturing social impacts of European Protected Areas. We...

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Read more at: Supporting the Pack: Conservation Action Through Collective Crisis Leadership

Supporting the Pack: Conservation Action Through Collective Crisis Leadership

27 July 2020

African wild dogs leave no one behind. The pack cooperates in taking care of their young, wounded and vulnerable. They work collectively to source food and ensure that everyone is nourished. The natural world is full of such remarkable examples of cooperative behaviour amongst social species, including ourselves. We have...

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Read more at: The COVID-19 Handbook: A Guide to Pandemic Management

The COVID-19 Handbook: A Guide to Pandemic Management

21 July 2020

Call for contributors! The COVID-19 Handbook: A Guide to Pandemic Management We are a team of students from the University of Cambridge and the National University of Singapore, who have decided to put together a guidebook to pandemic management. The guidebook aims to collate, clarify and present key information across...

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Read more at: Can Healthy Ecosystems Prevent Future Pandemics? ZOOM Recording

Can Healthy Ecosystems Prevent Future Pandemics? ZOOM Recording

16 July 2020

Can Healthy Ecosystems Prevent Future Pandemics? Zoom Recording On Tuesday 14th July, in collaboration with Global Food Security, Cambridge Infectious Diseases and Punlic Health at Cambridge, The University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute hosted an inter-disciplinary online event that posed the question, ' Can...

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Read more at: Law, Science and Sustainability Online Tutorials Mini-Series

Law, Science and Sustainability Online Tutorials Mini-Series

10 July 2020

Register for Law, Science and Sustainability Online Tutorials Mini-Series (14-30 July 2020) As a gentle reminder - to join any of the upcoming free online tutorial sessions in the law, science and sustainability mini-series for secondary and early post-secondary students this July, please do register as soon as possible...

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Read more at: Sustainable bivalve farming can deliver food security in the tropics

Sustainable bivalve farming can deliver food security in the tropics

10 July 2020

Bivalve shellfish represent a nutritious and low-impact food source that is underutilized. New innovations in production in this sector could fulfil the protein needs of nearly one billion people in the most vulnerable global regions. David F. Willer and David C. Aldridge Suboptimal global food production is directly...

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Read more at: Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications

Protecting 30% of the planet for nature: costs, benefits and economic implications

9 July 2020

First-of-its-kind report shows the global economy is better off with more nature protected. Economic Benefits of Protecting 30% of Planet’s Land and Ocean Outweigh the Costs at Least 5-to-1. In the most comprehensive report to date on the economic implications of protecting nature, over 100 economists and scientists find...

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Read more at: Learn From the Pandemic to Prevent Environmental Catastrophe, Scientists Argue

Learn From the Pandemic to Prevent Environmental Catastrophe, Scientists Argue

6 July 2020

COVID-19 is comparable to climate and extinction emergencies, say scientists from the UK and US – all share features such as lagged impacts, feedback loops, and complex dynamics. The consequences of continued inaction in the face of catastrophic climate change and mass extinction are too grave to contemplate Andrew...

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Read more at: BirdLife International Job Opportunity

BirdLife International Job Opportunity

2 July 2020

BirdLife International is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to support its scientific work on migratory birds, with a focus on mitigating the impacts of energy infrastructure on birds. The position will be based at BirdLife’s global headquarters in the David Attenborough Building, Cambridge, England. For more...

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Read more at: Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme

Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme

1 July 2020

Schmidt Data for Science Residency Programme Earlier this month, the University launched the Accelerate Programme for Scientific Discovery funded by a philanthropic donation from the Schmidt Futures. This new initiative is designed to equip STEMM researchers with data analysis and machine learning skills to apply in their...

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