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EO Call for Foresight Workshops - February 2011

Workshop (Foresight)
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FWS Call Description

In 2011, EUR-OCEANS seeks to fund two Foresight Workshops (FWS)  with 15 k€ each and invites submission of proposals on any topics relevant to the focus and priorities of the Consortium.

For any details (on call, topics, eligibility, selection process, contact, etc.), please refer to the attached documents :

To submit a proposal:

  • Please use the attached FWS proposal templateand return it by the 28 March deadline to po [at]


Five projects were received, out of which two projects were selected for funding. The final decisions were made by the EUR-OCEANS Executive Committee for the three parallel calls (courses, foresight workshops, flagships) after the results of an internal review (in which Member Organization was invited to score every projects but those for which a conflict of interested existed) and an external review (in which experts in the corresponding fields were solicited to assess a single proposal).

The two successful projects are:

  1. Effect of fishing-induced alterations in population structure and life history traits on the response of worldwide fisheries to climate (10 k€)
    Organizers: Tristan Rouyer and Manuel HIDALGO, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biology, University of Oslo
    >>    FWS descriptive page
  2. Spatial management of pelagic ecosystems with marine protected areas: Visions for the future (15 k€)
    Organizers: •David M. Kaplan, UMR 212 EME, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD) •Patrick N. Halpin, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA •Patricio Bernal, Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative, Gland, Switzerland •Daniel C. Dunn, Duke University
    >>    FWS descriptive page


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