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VLIZ is growing and is looking for colleagues with diverse profiles

Added on: 2022-07-12
Discover six new vacancies at the Flanders Marine Institute. We welcome several data and project managers, a PhD researcher in aerosols, a marine engineer and an extra employee for the project administration. Take a look at our offer and maybe we will welcome you as our new colleague! ...

Our future ocean needs strengthened marine science communication

Added on: 2022-07-12
New Ocean challenges and opportunities fuel the need for enhanced marine and solution-oriented science communication. Strengthening its capacity is critical, as well as developing dedicated training programs, deeper and wider collaboration with stakeholders and close interaction with the UN Decade of Ocean Science (2021-2030) and EU’s Mission: Restore our Ocean and Waters. ...

Project Testerep studies the evolution of the Flemish seascape (5000 BP – present)

Added on: 2022-04-21
How did the Flemish seascape evolve over the past 5000 years, both on land and at sea? Scientists from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, KU Leuven, HoWest and VLIZ will answer this question in the newly launched project ‘Testerep’. To this end, the interdisciplinary team of researchers focusses on the area of the former Testerep peninsula. Studying the evolution and demise of the peninsula will reveal information on the history of the Flemish seascape and its inhabitants on the one hand, and will offer valuable lessons to tackle current and future challenges such as sealevel rise and coastal management on the other hand. ...

VLIZ’ annual report looks back at 2021

Added on: 2022-04-13
The VLIZ annual report 2021 presents the highlights and focuses on the services VLIZ offered to the marine scientific community, policymakers, the industry, educators and the general public in 2021. Performance indicators (KPIs), numbers and lists all together give a transparent overview of the organization and functioning of the institute. ...

The Sea as a Good Cause awards six Brilliant Marine Research Idea grants

Added on: 2022-03-31
The Sea as a Good Cause – VLIZ's charitable activities – annually awards Brilliant Marine Research Idea grants, each worth 5000 euros. In 2022, no fewer than six young scientists with a brilliant idea were awarded the grant. This was possible thanks to the growing number of VLIZ member contributions, donations and sponsorship from enthusiastic companies and marine research enthusiasts. ...

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