Rashid Sumaila, Director of the Fisheries Economics Research Unit at the University of British Columbia and Associated Faculty at the Sea Around Us, will be visiting Perth and offering a lecture on February 19, 2019.
By mapping the growth and spread of industrial fisheries using the Sea Around Us data, the researchers found that these global trends were dominated by the heavily subsidized fleets of a small number of countries that have increased the total area fished from 60 per cent to 90 per cent of the world’s oceans.
Looking for an exciting PhD or postdoc opportunity?
Scholarships (for PhD) and fellowships (postdoc) are available for scientists who wish to work at the University of Western Australia with the Sea Around Us – Indian Ocean. These outstanding opportunities are available via the Forrest Research Foundation, which supports marine projects.
The deadlines for the next round is October 31, 2017.
The Sea Around Us – Indian Ocean under the lead of Professor Dirk Zeller is looking for outstanding PhD students interested in conducting ‘big-data’ research on fisheries and fisheries conservation issues at the ocean-basin scale. If this is of interest to you, then consider applying for the Dean’s Excellence in Science PhD Scholarship at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in Perth.