[MARMAM] African Bioacoustics Community conference Student/Unwaged Support

ABC africanbioacoustics at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 06:59:37 PDT 2018

*Student support to attend the First African Bioacoustics Community
Conference - 2nd to 7th Dec - **Open to Students/ Unwaged based in Africa*
*This conference will be **held at The University of Cape Town and is
by SEEC and Sea Search Research and Conservation. *
*The conference has a strong marine mammal focus, including plenaries on
underwater noise effects (Prof. Christine Erbe), seal communication (Dr.
Isabelle Charrier) and passive acoustic monitoring of baleen whales (Dr.
Salvatore Cerchio).*

Great News - The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is providing financial
support for a limited number of students/unwaged persons to attend the
First African Bioacoustics Community conference in December 2018. This will
include the conference, icebreaker event and associated conference evenings
(but not workshops or seal outing). For more info please check out:
https://africanbioacoustic.wixsite.com/abcommunity for further information

Application Deadline - 14th October 2018.

Please note the following:

• This opportunity is open to current students or unwaged
scientists/students from Africa or students registered at African
• The opportunities will be provided on a merit basis.
• Conference presentation is not a pre-requisite to receiving these awards,
however, preference may be given to presenting students.
• Supported persons are expected to attend the icebreaker (2nd Dec) and
full conference days - 3rd to 6th December 8:30 am to 6pm.
• Supported students are expected to write a short blog post about their
• To Apply - Please Send a short (300 word) letter of motivation and CV to:
africanbioacoustics at gmail.com


ABC organising committee
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