PEOPLE Newsletter – May 11, 2021


Symposium and conferences in planning

· LEADERS & PEOPLE 2021 Symposium for HQP training (July 20-22, 2021)

· PEOPLE 2021 joint symposium with The Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ), October 2021

· PEOPLE 2022 Hybrid Conference (Beijing/Hangzhou, China)


Call for paper: Special Issue on Water Management in a Changing Climate, Environmental Systems Research (Springer)


Submission deadline for the first batch of publication: June 30, 2021

Submission instruction updated – please see the attached Call


PEOPLE CREATE program update

CREATE program co-leads met on April 21st to review program progress and plan future events.


Member News

Congratulations to NRPOP (The Northern Region Persistent Organic Pollution Control Laboratory, Memorial University) member Dr. Xiaying Xin for being appointed as an Assistant Professor at the City University of Hong Kong. Dr. Xin will join the School of Energy and Environment and the State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution (SKLMP) on August 1, 2021.


Funding Opportunities

Climate Action and Awareness Fund – Advancing Climate Change Science and Technology Request for Proposals 

Open: April 14 to June 10, 2021

To be eligible for funding, lead applicants must be one of the following:

·      Universities and other academic institutions;

·      Not-for-profit non-government organizations (NGO, e.g., environmental community groups); or

·      Indigenous organizations

For more information


Ecosystems and Oceans Science Contribution Framework – Open Call for Proposals

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is seeking projects that deliver scientific research and related activities that support evidence-based decision making and public understanding about the health of marine and freshwater ecosystems. Projects involving science data collection and integration, ocean and freshwater monitoring, analyses, modelling and hypothesis testing, scientific capacity building (Indigenous recipients only), and the communication of science in support of ocean literacy are eligible. Eligible applicants may submit project proposals to a maximum request of funding in the amount of up to $300,000 over the duration of the project.

Application deadline: May 20, 2021

For more information


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