The 11th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium will be held from the 1st to the 6th of July 2019 in Mauritius.

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Abstract submission deadline extended

Today was to have been the deadline for abstract submission for WIOMSA’s 11th Scientific Symposium. However, due to an overwhelming amount of requests for additional...
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Call for proposals to organise special sessions

During the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium that will be held in Mauritius from 1st to 6th July 2019, one of the dates has been set aside for...
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Awards and more from attending WIOMSA’s Scientific Symposia

Attending the WIOMSA Scientific Symposium as a PhD student since 2013 has benefitted me both professionally and personally. It has given me the opportunity to...
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Inspired to work hard towards conservation of marine resources

It was an amazing experience and a great honour to be the first undergraduate student from my university to attend the WIOMSA Scientific Symposium and...
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Submission of Symposium Abstracts: Online System Activated!

Abstracts for the Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium can now be submitted online at Please follow the online submission instructions as described in this note. Abstracts...
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Eleventh WIOMSA Scientific Symposium: First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the University of Mauritius and the Nairobi Convention are pleased to announce the 11th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium...
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Application for travel grants will open once the abstract selection process is complete



People, Coasts and Oceans: Opportunities for a changing future

What we learn through scientific exploration must ultimately improve the well-being of all things living in our ocean and coastal systems. This concept of being well includes that of systems themselves, as complex and dynamic land and seascapes