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    PhD Position (3 years) at LPG-BIAF (France)

    1st September 2018

    PhD opportunity at LPG-BIAF (Angers university): Interested in climate change in polar region, Sea ice dynamics in Arctic fjords, Benthic Foraminifera, ... Application in the "Make Our Planet Great Again" initiative, candidate must not be French citizen. Deadline: Friday 20th April, 2018

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    FRESCO Summer school 2018

    From 10 June 2018 to 15 June 2018

    The LPG-BIAF is delighted to announce that the 2nd edition of the FRESCO Summer school will be held on June 10th to 15th, 2018 at Angers University (France). The course is intended for students/researchers interested in Living benthic foraminifera in coastal environments

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    PhD thesis (4 years) at Lund University (Sweden)

    2nd May 2018

    PhD opportunity: Interested in marine sciences, low oxygen environments and proxy development? Are you an ambitious student? Look no further, we offer a fully funded PhD position at Lund University, Sweden, with the focus on one of the major environmental challenges of our time: marine deoxygenation. Deadline 7 March 2018.

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    PhD Position (3 years) at GEOMAR (Germany)

    2nd May 2018

    Open position for a PhD student working on the incorporation of trace metals into biogenic carbonate of benthic foraminifera and corals. The potential new proxies are to be calibrated by culturing experiments and applied to high-resolution sediment and coral cores from more or less pristine and highly polluted environments. Are you keen in experimental work ? Dedicated tinkerer and do-it-yourselver ? Do you know how to set up and run an aquarium ? Do you have a clue about trace metals in the environment ?

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    PhD thesis (3 years) at Angers University (France)

    1st September 2017

    Study of biological and geochemical interactions in intertidal mudflats: multidisciplinary approach at different scales

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    PhD thesis (3 years) at Nantes University (France)

    31st August 2017

    Role of intertidal microbial biodiversity in sediment ecosystem functions

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    FRESCO Summer School 2017

    From 2nd July 2017 to 7 July 2017

    The first FRESCO Summer school was held on July 2nd to 7th, 2017 at Angers University (France). The course was intended for students/researchers interested in Living benthic foraminifera in coastal environments.

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    Postdoctoral position (1 year) at Helsinki University

    1st October 2016

    Microbiology: the missing link in benthic foraminiferal ecology

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    PhD thesis (3 years) at Angers University

    1st September 2016

    The role of the Ammonia tepida species complex in coastal ecosystems of the eastern Atlantic margin

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    1st FRESCO Workshop

    24 June 2016

    The LPG-BIAF laboratory will host the first FRESCO workshop on June 24th, 2016 at Angers University, France, following the TMS foram and nannofossil spring meeting (20th to 23rd of June)

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    The Micropalaeontological Society

    From 20 June 2016 to 23rd June 2016

    The TMS (The Micropalaeontological Society) Foraminifera and Nannofossil groups spring meeting 2016 has for main objective to promote the discipline of the micropaleontology and to present the last advances on the subject. The next edition of this TMS 2016 meeting will be organized by the LPG–BIAF from Sunday, 19th to Thursday, 23rd of June, 2016 at Angers University. The TMS meeting will be followed by the 1st FRESCO Workshop (on June 24th, 2016 at Angers University).

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    Seminars

    From 17 March 2016 to 24 March 2016

    Several international partners of the FRESCO project (Foraminiferal Research Consortium) came to LPG-BIAF in March, 2016; their lectures triggered intense scientific discussion.

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    Bourgneuf - La Couplasse

    7 March 2016

    Sampling and field experiments to study the ecology of benthic foraminifera of Bourgneuf bay. In collaboration with Joan Bernhard (WHOI, USA)

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    Denmark team !

    Denmark Preliminary experiments

    From 9 November 2015 to 13 November 2015

    One week visit of E. Geslin (LPG - BIAF), T. Jauffrais (LPG-BIAF) and B. Jesus (MMS) to the marine station of Helsingor (Denmark). First scientific contact with Dr. Kühl and his team. Testing of innovative techniques to study foraminifera.

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