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Recruitment-oriented XMAS-IV special reception for early career scientists

2018-08-24  浏览次数: 117

January 10th, 2019

Xiamen, China


The 4th Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS-IV) invites early career participants of the Symposium to apply for a one-day recruitment-oriented special reception. Travel funds will be awarded to the accepted applicants. Attendees will learn about the current status of XMU’s scientific research in oceanography, ecology and environmental sciences, and will learn about XMU support programs and employment opportunities in the broad areas of marine and environmental sciences, including the newly established and expanding Department of Geological Oceanography.


The special reception will be held on January 10th, 2019, the day after the main conference of XMAS-IV (January 6th–9th, 2019). More information about XMAS-IV can be found at

1. Application Requirements

The applicants should have obtained Ph.D. degree in past 10 years or are expected to obtain Ph.D. degree in 2018, with research fields in oceanography, earth sciences, environmental sciences, ecology or related disciplines.


2. Funding Support

(1) Travel expenses of up to $2,000 USD for each accepted applicant.

(2) Accommodation and meals.

(3) Registration fee for XMAS-IV will be waived.


3. How to Apply

Go to webpage:  to apply online. The applicants will be required to submit abstracts to and register XMAS-IV.


4. Timeline

Jun 15, 2018: Abstract submission and special reception application open

Aug 31, 2018: Abstract submission and special reception application close

Sept 30, 2018: Decision notification

Oct 1-31, 2018: Registration

Jan 6-9, 2019: XMAS-IV Conference

Jan 10, 2019: XMAS-IV special reception for early career scientists


5. Co-sponsors

State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University (

Department of Geological Oceanography, Xiamen University



6. Contacts

Suwei Weng       (+86) 592-2183033


About XMU’s Marine Environmental Science

Xiamen University is one of the major teaching and research institutions in marine environmental science in China. The XMU’s Faculty of Earth Science and Technology (FEST) consists of College of Ocean and Earth Sciences

( and College of the Environment and Ecology ( The State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science based on the FEST was awarded Excellent State Key Laboratory in 2010 and 2015 by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China. FEST is dedicated to excellence in education and cutting-edge research on global change, and to facing China’s major demand for marine environmental protection and ecological security, emphasizing fundamental and interdisciplinary research, especially in ocean biogeochemistry and ecosystems and their coupling with ocean dynamics. 

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