IPSN actions

23 September 2018: Start of first year’s research program.

5 September 2018: IPSN meeting. Core team.

August 2018: Field testing updated IPSN research protocols.

2 August: IPSN meeting. Core team.

22 June 2018: IPSN training workshop held at International Marine Conservation Congress in Kuching, Malaysia. 

15 June 2018: IPSN training workshop held at International Seagrass Biology Workshop in Singapore.

3 June 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).