Published: 18th October 2022

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The Royal Society’s Science in Public Life: Ocean Science Policy Programme is a new initiative which aims to build bridges between early career researchers and policy makers working in and around the field of marine science. The Programme, established to support the UN Decade of Ocean Science, will provide early career marine researchers with insight, experience and networks into policy, and policy makers with access to expertise in marine science.

Whether you are considering a future career in policy, seeking insight into how your research can have an impact on UK policy, or are already working in the marine policy field, join the Ocean Programme launch to discuss how UK research and policy can effectively contribute to the UN Decade of Ocean Science, and meet other marine professionals.

The event is designed to bring disciplines together in conversation to explore how their expertise can contribute to pressing ocean policy questions, and welcomes participants from a broad range of backgrounds. Interdisciplinarity is crucial to addressing the challenges set out in the UN Ocean Decade, and the programme is open to all policy professionals, and early career ocean professionals and researchers whose work is self-identified as relevant to marine science.

The meeting will be held on 24 November at The Royal Society (6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG), and will run from 10am until 6pm.

Please register for the event by emailing, stating your current occupation / institution and area of focus. Please also kindly note any dietary requirements.