Apr 2020: IPSN core group data analysis workshop canceled due to covid-19
Jan 2020: Collated status of data collection among all participants
Nov 2019: Data collection extended to February 2020
Nov 2019: Compiling all data collected this far.
Oct 2019: Website updates.
Sept-Oct 2019: Developing guides for data communication, available on the IPSN partner website.
5 Jul at 14-18. Training workshop about data analysis on IPSN location level. WIOMSA conference in Mauritius.
1-7 Jul 2019: WIOMSA conference, multiple presentations. Mauritius.
15-17 May 2019: IPSN meeting. Core team.
May 2019: IPSN action update emailed to members.
Jan 2019: IPSN action update emailed to members.
23 Sept 2018: Start of first year’s research program.
5 Sept 2018: IPSN meeting. Core team.
Aug 2018: Field testing updated IPSN research protocols.
2 Aug: IPSN meeting. Core team.
22 Jun 2018: IPSM training workshop held at International Marine Conservation Congress in Kuching, Malaysia.
15 Jun 2018: IPSN training workshop held at International Seagrass Biology Workshop in Singapore.
3 Jun 2018: Website launch.
May and June 2018: Invitation letters sent out to potential network members. We also accept requests to join the network.
April and May 2018: Master student Lucy Coals conducted pilot study of three IPSN research protocols in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Supervised by Lina Mtwana Nordlund, Stockholm University, Narriman Jiddawi University of Dar es Salaam.
March and April 2018: Master student Sofie Westerberg conducted a pilot study of one IPSN research protocol in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Supervised by Lina Mtwana Nordlund, Stockholm University, Narriman Jiddawi University of Dar es Salaam.
March and April 2018: Master Student Joseph Upstone conducted a pilot study of four IPSN research protocols in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Supervised by Lina Mtwana Nordlund and Johan Eklöf, Stockholm University, Narriman Jiddawi University of Dar es Salaam.
28 February 2018: Advertising potential Masters thesis research projects within IPSN during the Biology day at Stockholm University. https://www.su.se/deep/english/education/master-s-thesis/msc-thesis-projects-within-the-indo-pacific-seagrass-network-ipsn-1.376055
16-18 February 2018: IPSN coordination team workshop, held in Uppsala Sweden.
1-23 February 2018: Advertising for a PhD Student position in Marine Biology, where the student is encouraged to collaborate within IPSN. Posted on Stockholm University website.
30 January: IPSN meeting, core team.
11 December 2017: Acknowledged by Stockholm University that Dr. Lina Mtwana Nordlund received funding to build and start IPSN. https://www.su.se/institutioner/centra-inom-institutioner/sju-forskare-får-bidrag-inom-utvecklingsforskning-1.361058 (in Swedish).