President's Photography Competition
At every Challenger Conference we invite attendees to submit entries to the Presidents Photographic Prize. For the Liverpool conference we are looking for beautiful and entertaining pictures under the theme of “what the oceans mean to me”.
This title is deliberately designed to be broad ranging and allow you all to bring your creativity to bear to impress your friends and colleagues.
There will be fabulous prizes for the best pictures (judged by the President and President Elect) and we anticipate using them in future publications of the society, with the artist’s permission of course.
So please start planning to bring your best photographs to Liverpool.
Details of how to submit pictures will be posted on the conference website nearer the time.
Tim Jickells and Rachel Mills,
President and President Elect
News items from the NOC Association and the Marine Facilities Advisory Board
The details of the membership of the Decade Working Group (DWG), that was announced at the May 2021 AGM of the NOC Association, are now available:
NOC Association of Marine Science National Capability Beneficiaries | National Oceanography Centre
The March 2021 minutes of the Marine Facilities Advisory Board are available here: Marine_Facilities_Advisory Board_March_2021_minutes.pdf (noc.ac.uk)
Are your institution’s details up to date on the The UK Marine Science and Technology Compendium? If not, please let the Secretary know.
Secretary to the NOCA and MFAB: Jackie Pearson, email@example.com National Oceanography Centre
Report on Impacts of Covid-19
Summary Report on the Impacts of Covid-19 available from the NOCA AGM
Cancellation of 2020/21 Challenger Conference
Sadly, the postponed 2020 Challenger Conference to be hosted at SAMs from 6th September 2021 has also been cancelled.