[Coral-List] American Elasmobranch Society diversity initiative: ready for applications!

David Shiffman david.shiffman at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 12:16:05 EDT 2015

Hello, everyone! The American Elasmobranch Society, the world's oldest and
largest professional society devoted to professional research and
management of sharks and rays, is now ready to receive applications for our
new diversity initiative.

Awardees will receive one year of Society membership, along with
professional development training, mentorship, and networking specific to
their needs as international or underrepresented minority scientists and

To qualify, applicants must fill out the application below and demonstrate
that they:

A) Have a demonstrated professional interest in the scientific study or
management of elasmobranch fishes; and

B) Be an undergraduate or graduate student, postdoctoral researcher, or
early career scientist or management professional within 5 years of earning
their degree; and

C) Be a representative of a historically underrepresented group in marine
science (including ethnic/racial minorities and women), and/or perform your
research in a developing nation.

Applications are due by Monday, November 16th.

More information about this initiative and the application can be found

The application itself can be found here:

Please share with any interested colleagues!



*David Shiffman*
*Ph.D. Student, Research Assistant,*
Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy <http://www.cesp.miami.edu/>
R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program <http://rjd.miami.edu/>

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