Q&A on Open Access Publishing Webinar

On March 11. 2024 Hochschule Fresenious is organizing a webinar to answer our questions and discuss about open access publishing. This webinar, tailored for project partners, academics and university students will provide a platform to discuss and gain valuable information regarding open access publication of scientific work; the options, costs, advantages, predatory journals, and recent […]

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Σεμινάριο δικαιωμάτων πνευματικής ιδιοκτησίας

Το πρόγραμμα nexus monARC σας προσκαλεί στο σεμινάριο δικαιωμάτων πνευματικής ιδιοκτησίας που θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 6 Μαρτίου, στην πανεπιστημιούπολη Ζωγράφου, Σχολή Θετικών Επιστημών, αίθουσα Ι. Δρακόπουλος. Η εκδήλωση συνδιοργανώνεται από την EXELISIS και το ΕΚΠΑ. Οι συμμετέχοντες θα λάβουν βεβαίωση παρακολούθησης.

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nexus monARC Newsletter vol. 1

We are happy to announce the publication of our first Newsletter. Feel free to browse through its contents to explore our project’s recent actions and milestones achieved.   Sharing it to your network and social media contacts would be great! nexus monARC Newsletter vol. 1

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Staff Visit @ UGOT – Training on Correlative Microscopy

In a significant knowledge exchange initiative, the first staff visit of nexus monARC project occurred in December. Dr. Andreas Gondikas from NK University of Athens visited the marine nanochemistry group led by Prof. Martin Hassellöv at Gothenburg University (UGOT). The focus of this visit was on receiving training in correlative microscopy, an advanced technique with […]

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Specifications & Requirements Workshop by EXELISIS

On December 1, 2023 EXELISIS organized a pivotal workshop focused on specifications and requirements crucial for the nexus monARC project exploitation plan. This webinar, tailored for project partners, provided a platform to discuss and delineate the specific criteria and prerequisites essential for the successful execution of the project’s goals. The workshop facilitated a collaborative environment […]

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A MOOC on video publishing by HSF

In a significant academic initiative, the partner institute HSF organized a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) centered around video publishing in research. The MOOC was launched on November 17 and was made available on the nexus monARC YouTube channel. This educational effort aimed to enhance the knowledge and skills of researchers in effectively disseminating their […]

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nexus monARC co-organizes a workshop: Microplastics Workshop for Early Career Researchers

From November 12 to 17, 2023 nexus monARC members organized a comprehensive Microplastics Workshop for early career researchers at Monte Verita, Switzerland. This event served as a platform for participants to delve into the complexities of microplastic research, focusing on innovative methodologies, sample analysis techniques, and environmental implications. The workshop not only facilitated knowledge exchange […]

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VITO-FSO Project Meeting

On October 24, 2023 Dr. Milica Velimirovic took part in a significant meeting with representatives from the funding support office (FSO) and coordination office at NK University of Athens, organized by VITO. The primary focus of this meeting was to deliberate on current procedures and practices related to funding acquisition and project management. Discussions encompassed […]

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DEI Seminar by VITO at NKUA

On October 25, 2023 Dr. Milica Velimirovic from VITO collaborated with members from the Funding Support Office (FSO) and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) to conduct a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) seminar. The seminar focused on reviewing existing practices in funding acquisition and project management, emphasizing the importance of integrating DEI […]

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nexus monARC co-organizes a summer school in Milos

On October 18, 2023 the nexus monARC project played a pivotal role in coorganizing a summer school held in Milos. This event aimed to provide an enriching educational experience for students from Norway. The summer school served as a platform for fostering interdisciplinary learning, bringing together students from various backgrounds to explore key aspects of […]

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Citizen Science Capacity Building: Methana-Milos Field Trip

From October 7 to 21, 2023 the nexus monARC project organized its second field trip, spanning Methana and Milos, with a primary focus on enhancing citizen science capacity. This comprehensive initiative involved rigorous training in sample collection methods and the deployment of cutting-edge sensor applications. The dual-location approach, covering Methana and Milos, enriched the research […]

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COST Action – participation in joint meeting

On September 21, 2023 the nexus monARC project actively engaged in the COST Action, where Dr. Andreas Gondikas presented the innovative sailing4science concept of nexus monARC to the COST PRIORITY Action Working Group 7 meeting. This event was a strategic platform for sharing the nexus monARC project’s vision with an international community focused on advancing […]

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Citizen science – training event

From July 6 to 9, 2023 the nexus monARC project embarked on its inaugural fieldwork at Methana to carry out the first field work, conducting research using sailboats. The field trip encompassed sample collection and measurements at sites with hydrothermal activities, offering valuable insights into marine environmental dynamics. Simultaneously, the project organized a community outreach […]

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In-person Project Meeting

A pivotal moment in the nexus monARC project timeline occurred on July 3 – 4, 2023 with the first project meeting held physically at the coordinating institute, NK University of Athens, Greece. This face-to-face gathering allowed project partners to strengthen their collaborative bonds, providing a more immersive environment for discussions and decision-making. The physical presence […]

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SEGH2023 International Conference co-organized by nexus monARC

From July 2 to 6, 2023 the nexus monARC project partners have actively participated in the 38th International Conference on Geochemistry and Health (SEGH), a significant event co-organized by the project. The conference provided a platform for various members of the nexus monARC project to showcase their research through presentations, sharing insights and advancements in […]

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Special webinar on Data Management Plans and FAIR practices

On May 5, 2023 Ms. Elli Papadopoulou, a representative from ATHENA RC, played a pivotal role in advancing the nexus monARC project through a Data Management Plan (DMP) webinar. This virtual event served as an educational platform for project partners, where Ms. Papadopoulou elucidated fundamental concepts surrounding DMP. The webinar provided a comprehensive understanding of […]

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Organization of NTNU Workshop

On March 30, partner institutions NTNU and Gothenburg University joined forces to organize a workshop focused on modern monitoring tools for the marine environment. This collaborative effort aimed to enhance the project’s scientific capabilities by delving into cutting-edge monitoring technologies. The workshop provided a platform for knowledge exchange among project partners, fostering a collaborative environment. […]

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First Mentoring Visit of NCP_WIDERA.NET

On February 15, 2023 the nexus monARC project welcomed its inaugural mentoring visit from the NCP_WIDERA.NET. This visit was a testament to the project’s appeal for collaboration and knowledge exchange. The NCPs from multiple countries visited the coordinating institute, NK University of Athens in Greece. The agenda included an exploration of the project’s structure, facilities, […]

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Active participation of nexus monARC in the Environmental Research Division Data Access Program (ERDDAP)

In preparation of our own data management and sharing strategies, Prof. Martin Hassellöv from University of Gothenburg attended the Environmental Research Division Data Access Program (ERDDAP) workshop. The workshop was organized in Gothenburg, Sweden by SMHI, SND, and the Voice of the Ocean Foundation.

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NEXUS-MONARC Kick-Off Meeting

The kick-off meeting of NEXUS-MONARC project took place virtually on Friday 13 January 2023 and was attended by members of the project’s participant institutions. The rector of NKUA, Prof. Thanos Dimopoulos kindly addressed the meeting. The three-year project, funded under the European Commission- Widening participation and spreading excellence (Grant agreement ID:101079156) marks the start of […]

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