Congratulations to Dean Prof. Chun-Chieh Wu for being named President of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) (2020-2022)

Congratulations to Dean Prof. Chun-Chieh Wu for being named President of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) (2020-2022) AOGS:https://www.asiaoceania.org/society/public.asp?view=office_bearer20 

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2020/2021 College of Science International Graduate Students Scholarship / Support Funds Awardees

109學年度院級外國研究生獎助學金獲獎公告 2020/2021 College of Science International Graduate Students Scholarship / Support Funds Awardees 1.Awardees of full academic year tuition waiver Coverage and Amount: Tuition waiver for 2020 Fall and 2021 Spring semester 獲獎名單 AWARDEES巴O瑞U**a**i B**t**c**r**蔡O玹L**r* C**i M** X**n施O樺S**h* K**h**p木O利M**l** J**e* W**t**冉O瑩C**n* A**x**d** R**i**z M**t**e* 2.Awardee of half academic year tuition waiver (Extra-quota Awardee) Due to the impact of the coronavirus epidemic and travel restrictions, the demand of students to apply for overseas travel grants has been reduced this year. College of Science decides to reallocate the Internationalization project budget and increases extra quotas of…

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Prominent studies by NTU Institute of Oceanography research team published in prestigious journal “Nature Communications”

Truncated age structure and warming temperature drive marine fishes into uneven spatial distribution, weakening their sustainability Jheng-Yu Wang, Ting-Chun Kuo, and Chih-hao Hsieh Prof. Chih-hao Hsieh and his master student Jheng-Yu Wang from NTU Institute of Oceanography together with Prof. Ting-Chun Kuo from NTOU found that fishing-induced age truncation and warming temperature drove marine fishes into uneven spatial distribution, weakening their sustainability. This study, published in Nature Communications (May 26), provides empirical evidence for long-lasting hypotheses explaining complex mechanisms underlying spatial distribution of marine fishes. These findings bear important implications…

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Faculty Positions – Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University

Candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications, reprints of representative papers published in the last five years, a statement of teaching philosophy and preferences, a description of research plans, and a start-up budget including needs of facilities and instruments to Ms. Chia-Hui Chien at chiahui0@ntu.edu.tw by June 20, 2020. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference (including one from the Ph.D. thesis advisor) submitted on their behalf. In addition, please complete the questions in the link https://forms.gle/B9QEUri7zpAj7CG77. Website: http://www.ch.ntu.edu.tw/english/index.html Contacts: Prof.…

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Prominent studies by NTU Department of Geosciences research team published in prestigious journal “Nature” 2020.3.19

A millennial coral record of Indian Ocean climate oscillation  This summer of 2019/20 in Australia, a positive Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) event set up extremely hot and dry conditions for the historically worst fires that ravaged Australia. An unprecedented 20% of the forest has been burned, resulting in ecological havoc, environmental pollution, and enormous property damage. Climate simulations also pointed out that this extreme climate will severely change the climate and environment of the countries around the Indian Ocean under the current global warming trend. But will this implication be…

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Faculty positions available at the Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University

Faculty positions available at the Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University   The Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University (IONTU), invites applications for up to four faculty positions, at the level of assistant professor or higher, the earliest appointment is August 1, 2020. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in research fields related to marine sciences, including physical oceanography, chemical oceanography, marine geology & geophysics, marine biology/fisheries or biological oceanography. Applicants should send (1) curriculum vitae (including publication list), (2) PDF reprints of up to three representative publications (published after…

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Faculty Positions – Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University

 Faculty Positions – Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University The Department of Chemistry at NTU commits itself to research excellence in all fields of chemistry. The Department invites applications for one or two full-time, open-rank faculty positions. Individuals working at all frontiers and in competitive research areas of chemistry will be considered. By the deadline date, the post-doctoral experience for more than one year is required. Candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a list of publications, reprints of representative papers published in the last five years,…

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NTU Institute of Oceanography conducts pioneering Seaglider observations, revealing striking interleaving layers in the Kuroshio Current east of Taiwan

Institute of Oceanography conducted the first Seaglider observations revealed striking interleaving layers in the Kuroshio east of Taiwan Source:MOST In 2015, with a vision of future observational technologies, the MOST sponsored the Marine Exploration Instrument Center at National Taiwan University (NTU) to purchase a Kongsberg Seaglider under the MOST granted integrated project “Observations of the Kuroshio Transport and Variability (OKTV).” The glider was aimed to collect data of hydrography, dissolved oxygen, fluorescence (can be converted to chlorophyll concentration) and back scatter of light in the water. Tasked with testing and…

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Hwan-Ching Tai, Department of Chemistry, and Associate Professor Chung-Jun Tsai, Department of Mathematics, recipients of the 2019 MOST Ta-You Wu Memorial Award

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Prominent studies by NTU Department of Geosciences research team published in prestigious journal “PNAS” 2019.8.12

A 2700-yr tropical rainfall record of the central Indo-Pacific The low-latitude tropics inhabited by 40% of the global population experiences the most important rainfall zone on the planet, known as the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), which accounts for one-third of the world’s total rainfall. Taiwan is located on the northern edge of this realm. This zone is also featured by the most important biosphere and the most complicated biodiversity. Vigorous regional atmospheric circulation transports heat and moisture to the middle and high latitudes. The slight hydrological change or small displacement…

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