Marine Protected Areas design for fisheries in Indonesia

In September, Peter and Nils along with WWF Indonesia hosted a hands-on workshop in Bali for practitioners, NGOs and government agencies to support improved Marine Protected Area (MPA) design for fisheries. Thirty-five participants from relevant divisions of the Ministry of Marine Affair and Fisheries, along with regional representatives from WWF, the Coral Triangle Initiative, The […]

Summer internship at MSEL – Rafaela de Albuquerque Ribeiro

I had the great opportunity to do a summer internship at MSEL for six weeks, and during this period I worked with Jimena Samper-Villarreal, helping with her PhD project. I came to the University of Queensland supported by a scholarship program from the Brazilian government (Science Without Borders), and having the opportunity to work in […]

My internship at MSEL and PICRC – Anna Parker

My internship at MSEL and PICRC – Anna Parker     I volunteered as an intern at the Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) from mid-January to mid-March 2015, working under the guidance of Dr. Alyssa Marshell, a post-doctoral researcher from the University of Queensland, Australia. In two short months I have completely fallen in love […]

Palau International Coral Reef Centre regional workshop on data analysis

Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) conducted a one-week workshop on data management, analysis and presentation to participants from Yap, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Palau.  The workshop ran from  October 28th to November 1st. PICRC and University of Queensland Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Christopher Doropoulos, conducted the workshop. Participants included Lincoln Rehm from Palau, Jorg Anson and […]

My internship at MSEL – Tatiana Neves

I had the great opportunity of spending a part of my PhD on an internship at MSEL. I went to University of Queensland supported by a Brazilian program CAPES – Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior where students have the opportunity to do lab work and discuss their thesis topics with experts in […]

Volunteering at MSEL – Elisa V. S. Menck

Elisa V. S. Menck, Bachelor in Oceanography at the University of São Paulo, Brazil “Study Abroad” program at UQ My time at MSEL- During the period I studied at UQ I had the great opportunity to volunteer at MSEL and after coming back to Brazil, I can say it was one of the highlights of […]