The 4th Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) International Workshop

Early career researcher support to attend a major workshop on ocean acidification.

IMOS are supporting the costs of up to three early career researchers to attend the 4th workshop of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON), being held in Hangzhou, China, from 14-17 April 2019.

The workshop will emphasise ocean and coastal acidification in a multistressor environment, biological impacts, and the modelling of ocean acidification and ecosystem responses from regional to global scales. Support for travel, accommodation, registration and meals will be provided to researchers based on the following criteria:

  • Researchers based at an Australian institution who are currently working towards completion of a PhD, or have completed a PhD within the last 7 years.
  • Are currently pursuing research on ocean acidification, preferably in the Australian region, or the Southern Ocean.
  • Are registered members of the GOAON network (
  • Have been accepted to present a poster or talk at the workshop.

Successful applicants will be expected to provide a brief (1-2 page) report on their presentation or poster and the workshop.

Details of the workshop, including an abstract template, submission, registration, and session themes are provided at the meeting website

The conference announcement, containing information about key note speakers and topics, can be downloaded here.

Please submit abstracts through the GOA-ON2019 website, and then email IMOS Assistant Director Indi Hodgson-Johnston  (indiah.hodgsonjohnston(at) to indicate you would like to be considered for support to attend. Please note that the IMOS support is separate to the travel grants advertised on the workshop web site.

The deadline to submit abstracts for the workshop is 31 January 2019, and successful applicants will be informed by 15 February 2019. Successful applicants for travel support will be notified as soon as possible after their abstract has been accepted.

Good luck with your applications!