IMPRESS: Training network for the conservation and management of endangered freshwater fish

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IMPRESS is an Innovative Training Network (ITN) of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions funded by the EU Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020. The project brings together experts from inter-disciplinary fields of expertise ranging from molecular biology to social sciences and runs for 4 years from January 2015.

The main objectives of IMPRESS are:

  • To develop innovative production strategies for the conservation and management of endangered freshwater fish species
  • To train a new generation of researchers with multi-disciplinary skills needed in the emerging field of reintroduction biology


Available PhD position in fish biology

A PhD position in fish biology is available at the Hebrew University in Israel. The project aims at developing novel methods for enhancement of reproduction in sturgeon. Please see more detailed job description below.

Upcoming training school in the Czech Republic in October 2016

The next IMPRESS training school will be arranged in Vodnany in the Czech Republic 17-27 October 2016. This training school covers fish husbandry and entrepreneurship and commercialisation.