The Marine Research and Higher Education (MaRHE) Centre is pleased to announce a workshop targeting professionals and students working on coral reefs of the Indian Ocean. The workshop “Coral Reef Fishes: Identification, Ecology, and Challenges in a Warming Ocean” will be held at MaRHE Center from 23th to 31th March 2023. The upcoming edition will be led by Dr. Davide Seveso (University Milano-Bicocca), Prof. Giovanni Strona (Joint Research Center, European Commission, Ispra, Italy) and Prof. Valeriano Parravicini (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes and CRIOBE, Perpignan, France).
The workshop program includes both daily theoretical lessons, data analysis and result presentations, and practical activities through scuba diving in different reefs of the southern part of Faafu Atoll (Maldives). The workshop is aimed at both students (enrolled in bachelor or master’s degree courses or in a PhD course) and graduates in the scientific field. A diving license is required. The deadline for registrations is 10 February 2023.
After completion of the workshop, participants will be provided with a certificate of practice and knowledge on coral reef fish ecology through the international virtual certification *Open Badge* issued by the University of Milano-Bicocca. Click https://marhe.unimib.it/activities/education/tropical-marine-fishes/ to register for the programme. Download the Fishes Workshop 2023_Programme and costs.