Bonus Projects


02.08.2017 BONUS BIO-C3 movie now online!

A movie on the BIO-C3 project and the topic "what is biodiversity?" is now out, and can be viewed on the project website!

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24.07.2017 Summary of up-scaling Workshop

A summary of the up-scaling BONUS SOILS2SEA workshop is now online.

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11.07.2017 Apply now for PhD course in October 2017: "Molecular Analyses of Bacterioplankton Composition and Function"

The BONUS BLUEPRINT project offers a PhD course which is coming up in October 2017: "Molecular Analyses of Bacterioplankton Composition and Function". For more information and instructions on how to apply, please click on the news item and visit the listed website.

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30.06.2017 Download the programme of the first BONUS Symposium taking place in Tallinn on 17-19 October 2017

The first BONUS Symposium titled 'Science delivery for sustainable use of the Baltic Sea living resources', will take place in Tallinn on 17-19 October 2017.

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15.06.2017 Register for BaltGene 2017 – workshop on genetics in Baltic Sea management, 21-22 September, Stockholm

How can the growing knowledge on genetics help ensure the future of Baltic Sea species and ecosystems? This is the focus of a workshop organized by BONUS BAMBI in Stockholm this September.

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13.06.2017 Extension of deadline for abstract submission for Shipping and the Environment 2017 until June 22

The abstract submission deadline for the Shipping and the Environment 2017 Conference in the BONUS Symposium Series has been extended until June 22. For more information regarding the conference please visit: or contact us via e-mail:

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26.05.2017 Workshop on finalizing genetic BONUS BLUEPRINT indicators in Helsingør, Denmark

BONUS BLUEPRINT is now in its final phase, and associated investigators have amassed a wealth of data from cruises, manipulation experiments, and isolate work. On 16th of May 2017, BONUS BLUEPRINT scientists met at the University of Copenhagen, Helsingør, Denmark, for a full day meeting to discuss the remaining tasks necessary to generate a set of final indicators of environmental status from all these data. By linking the biodiversity and genetic functional profiles of microbes in seawater samples to environmental conditions, BONUS BLUEPRINT breaks new ground and aims to develop novel genetic indicators for potential future use in Baltic Sea environmental monitoring.

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18.05.2017 BONUS BaltCoast Summer School 2017 in Riga

After a successful summer school in Klaipeda last year, we are happy to announce that the BONUS BaltCoast Summer School 2017: SYSTEM APPROACH FRAMEWORK (SAF) FOR COASTAL RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE is open for applications! Registration deadline: 2nd June 2017 The maximum number of participants is 20 For more detailed information visit BONUS BaltCoast website:

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