Job opportunity: Synthesis Scientist
We're looking for a dynamic researcher who is keen to help turn research into action. You'll be able to transcend disciplines, and capable of weaving together multiple strands of knowledge generated from across the Sustainable Seas Challenge into user-focused outputs that enable marine managers to implement ecosystem-based management.
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Julie Hall, Director: "It is deeply concerning that the state of our marine environment has not improved in the last three years. Resilient coasts and oceans are essential to New Zealanders' health and wealth, so urgent action is needed to address the decline. There is a growing need for ecosystem-based management (EBM) to holistically manage risk and sustain Aotearoa's coasts and oceans. This is even more important given the ongoing impacts of climate change."
Do you have science communication skills and at least 2 years experience? Do you care about Aotearoa's oceans and how people use/value our seas? Then we've got a job for you.
Glenn Farrington is an aquaculture scientist with Sanford, New Zealand’s biggest seafood company. He manages the company’s research and development programmes and liaises with external research providers as well as evaluating scientific evidence for farm resource consents and management.
Collaboration, science and innovation combined with New Zealand aquaculture’s pioneering spirit will lead the way for open ocean aquaculture development around New Zealand, the Cawthron Institute says, after hosting the first-ever Open Oceans Aquaculture Symposium.
A collaboration with the Hawke’s Bay Marine and Coastal Group (HBMaC) will map environmental stressors, their interactions, and provide guidance for reducing their impacts. Marine stressors include contaminants or sediment from the land, climate change, habitat loss and fisheries activities.
Blue economy businesses are growing in New Zealand, but what opportunities are on the horizon?
We work closely with Māori capturing their needs and aspirations for marine management in Aotearoa. We value Vision Mātauranga (VM) – the government’s policy to unlock the innovation potential of Māori knowledge, resources and people – and have established a VM Leadership Group to provide support and advice around implementing VM.
Watch recordings of our second NZ Maritime Museum breakfast talk on 19 August 2019. Ben Knight and Lincoln Mackenzie spoke about their research on forecasting and detecting marine contamination and harmful algal blooms.