[Coral-List] Fellowship Opportunities for Reef Restoration Session BEM 2010

Diego Lirman dlirman at rsmas.miami.edu
Sat Dec 26 17:56:38 EST 2009

Fellowship Opportunities for Reef Restoration Session

Due to a generous donation by Counterpart International and the Frohring
Foundation, we will be able to offer fellowships to offset the cost of
registration for students presenting talks or posters at the Special
Session on Reef Restoration at the upcoming 39th Annual Benthic Ecology
Meeting -- BEM 2010 -- 10-13 March 2010 - to be held on the campus of UNC

To qualify for these fellowships, undergraduate and graduate students must
register for this special session prior to January 15, 2010. Students will
get reimbursed for registration costs at the meeting.

In addition to these registration fellowships, “best oral presentation”
and “best poster presentation” awards will be offered. These awards will
include a $200 price.

In addition, and based on the number of students registering, partial
travel fellowships may be awarded to a limited number of student

The only condition for these fellowships is that students accepting these
awards will be required to provide a digital copy of their posters or 2-3
summary slides of their talks to the sponsor for dissemination in the
Counterpart website

The purpose of this special session is to provide a forum to
highlight projects and recent advances in reef restoration and coral
propagation and provide an opportunity for researchers, resource managers,
and practitioners to share valuable information on the role that active
reef restoration may play on the long-term survivorship of coral reefs.
Presentations on all aspects of the field of coral reef restoration are
welcome and student participation is especially encouraged.

For  questions on this special session please feel free to
contact Diego Lirman (dlirman at rsmas.miami.edu). For information on the
meeting  and abstract submissionm deadlines, please visit the meeting
website at: http://www.benthicecologymeeting2010.org/

Diego Lirman, Ph.D.
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
4600 Rickenbacker Cswy.
Miami, FL 33149
tel: 305-421-4168
fax: 305-421-4600
email: dlirman at rsmas.miami.edu

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