MEOPAR’s training program builds capacity in interdisciplinary research and hard skills related to marine environmental risk and the required response strategies. Training content is based on MEOPAR’s four challenge areas (Ocean Observation, Forecasting and Prediction, Coastal Resilience and Marine Operations) and core content areas relevant to Canada’s next generation of marine professionals.
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Annual Training Meeting 2021

October 25 to November 5 / Online

Building Future Skills to Address
Canada’s Marine Challenges

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Funding Opportunities

ArcticNet-MEOPAR Arctic-Marine and Coastal Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

This grant is aimed at training the next generation of Arctic scientists as you develop into leaders in Arctic coastal and marine research.

Training Awards

MEOPAR Training Awards fund highly qualified personnel (HQP) in the MEOPAR Network to pursue unique, value-added training opportunities outside of their projects.

Training Workshop Funding

Canadian organizations, students, and researchers are invited to apply for funding to organize and host training workshops.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

The purpose of these awards is to bring new postdoctoral fellows into the network to connect them with MEOPAR-funded researchers and HQP.

Research Internships

MEOPeers are encouraged to apply for funding to participate in self-arranged or supervisor-arranged research internships, visiting fellowships or lab exchanges.


MEOPAR is pleased to offer free webinars to our network on a variety of topics that relate to working in marine research, including knowledge mobilization, professional development and navigating academia.

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