Sharing the caring: Prof. Dr. Athanasios Vafeidis

What is the nature of your work? I´m working on assessing the impacts of future sea level rise: not only physical but also socioeconomic impacts. We account for climate change but also for socioeconomic developments. Career as a researcher. I have been relative mobile. I did my first degree in surveying engineering at the National […]

Sharing the caring: marine ecologist Karolin Teeveer

What is the nature of your work? Lab technician – mainly the job involves benthic and pelagic sample analysis. The job is rather stationary and due to the nature of the analysis also rather restrictive in consideration of the working environment and workplace since speciality equipment is necessary. A career as a researcher. I have […]

Sharing the caring: marine ecologist Dr Rasa Morkūnė

What is the nature of your work? I’m working as a researcher at Marine Research Institute of Klaipeda University which is located at the Baltic Sea coast in Lithuania. Our institute is male-dominated as it is common in the field of marine ecology. However, I know it only from statistics – it is not really […]

International career at SYKE

Dr. Kirsten S. Jørgensen is a Leading Research Scientist at the Marine Research Center, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, Finland. She has a 30-year long international career at SYKE Inspired during my biology studies My carrier started at the University of Århus in Denmark. As I was born in Denmark I went to study biology there. […]

Sharing the caring: head of the NanoSIMS lab Dr. Angela Vogts

What is the nature of your work? I am the head of the NanoSIMS lab at the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research. The NanoSIMS facility is open to all scientists and thus I am in contact with different working groups of the institute as well with national and international scientists. I supervise a technician […]

Being a female scientist: Aquatic Biogeochemist Emma Kritzberg

Meet Emma Kritzberg, an associate professor of Aquatic Ecology with an emphasis on biogeochemical cycling in freshwater, estuarine and marine systems. Her job includes teaching 15%, doing service (director of undergraduate studies and committee work) 25%, and doing research 60%. What did inspire you to pursue a career in marine sciences/technologies? I did my undergraduate […]