Marine & Freshwater Student Symposium

Fifth Marine & Freshwater Student Symposium

Friday 18th – Sunday 20th May 2018

Moreton Bay Research Station, North Stradbroke Island


Connect with fellow post-grad students undertaking marine or freshwater research, practice presenting your research, and learn essential career skills. A line-up of some of Australia’s leading marine scientists will share with us their tips to success.

The conference will run over three days, with an introductory workshop on Friday night, workshops on Saturday and student talks on Sunday.

Workshops cover topics from experimental design and statistics, to understanding marine park permits, engaging inudstry partners in your research, communicating your research effectively, and more!
Your registration costs include all meals and accommodation for the weekend.



Program to come.

A line-up of some of Australia’s leading marine scientist will share with us their tips to success.



About Stradbroke Island

  • Moreton Bay Research Station is located at Dunwich on North Stradbroke Island

  • Easily accessible from Brisbane Airport by train & ferry (or about 1.5 hours by car)

  • It is a unique 27,700 hectare sand island, and the surrounding waters support an incredibly diverse range of terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystem


Registration is now open

Register via eventbrite



Cost (approx.)

Includes ALL accommodation & meals

Honours Students $125.00 / $170
PhD & Masters Students $175.00 / $220

* Note: AMSA Student Membership is only $39, click here to join




Travel Grants

AMSA QLD will provide a subsidy for groups of students to travel from their universities to Cleveland to meet the ferry. Contact Sheridan Rabbitt for more information (sheridan_rabbitt(at)




More Information

Keen an eye on the AMSA facebook page


Contact Event Coordinator Sheridan Rabbitt (sheridan.rabbitt (at)




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