Program

Program

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OPEN MERO is hiring: Assistant Manager

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Apply before: 29 February 2024

MERO Foundation is looking for an assistant manager to join us as a new team!
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum education of bachelor’s or master’s degree in medicine, biology, marine science, management, bioinformatics or related life science field involving microbiology and statistics.
  • Experience in similar work for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Has strong managerial skills, communication, and capability in academic writing.
  • English proficiency in both verbal and in written.
  • Preferably experience with laboratory skills and is a certified diver.
 
Interested to join us? Send your CV and portfolio to email: contact@merofoundation.org
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OPEN Internship Program: Joint Research

Collaborative Research Projects:

  • MERO-BRIN-UNDIKSHA-Nagasaki University, Japan (2022 – 2024)
  • Riset Inovasi Indonesia Maju/ RIIM Project (2023 – 2024)
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Throughout Januari - July 2024

MERO Foundation provides a chance for an active students to participate in internship or research program during the period of January – July 2024. The students may apply for 1-month up to 6-months internships.

  • Isolation and purification of marine invertebrate symbiont bacteria.
  • Microbial identification with DNA (PCR).
  • Antibacterial testing using crude extracts of natural products.
  • Liquid extraction of a bacterial culture.
  • Fractionation and purification of extracts from natural product.

Requirements:

  • Active student for at least 5 semesters.
  • Have basic knowledge of microbiology, biochemistry, biology and chemistry of natural products.
  • Interested in learning and working in the laboratory.

Notes:

  • Free research fee.
  • Accommodation and laboratory entrance fees are not covered.
  • The research period can be chosen according to the topics to be taken.
  • Students will received the internship certificate (min. 1 month of intern program).
  • Research data can be used for the research final assignment.

OPEN Internship Program: Coral-Killing Sponges

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Throughout Januari - July 2024

MERO Foundation opens opportunities for students to carry out internships or research in coral-killing sponges on the topics of:

  • Coral reef ecology/histology.
  • Biochemistry of coral-killing sponge.
  • Molecular identification of coral.
  • Morphological identification of spicule sponge using SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope)
  • Antibacterial assay of crude extract from coral-killing sponge against pathogen bacteria.
  • Antimicrobial activities of coral-killing sponge associated bacteria.
  • Optimization of mass culture for biological activities of bacteria.
  • Optimization of microbial growth response for environmental conditions.

This programs open from June 2023 – July 2024. The students may apply for 1-month up to 6-months internships.

Notes:

  • Research data can be used for the research final assignment.
  • Free research fee.
  • Accommodation, diving, and laboratory entrance fees are not covered.
  • The research period can be chosen according to the research topics to be taken.
  • Students will received the internship certificate (min. 1 month of intern program).

OPEN Internship Program

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MERO Foundation hosts internship projects for science students. Topics include:

  • Antibacterial activity of bacterial symbiont nudibranch, sponge and bryozoa.
  • Antibacterial activity of actynomycetes symbiont nudibranch, sponge and bryozoa.
  • Nudibranch survey in Tulamben area.
  • Morphological identification of nudibranch, sponge and bryozoa.
  • Local development and microplastic handling.
  • Sea water quality assessment.
  • Coral larvae recruitment.
  • Coral reef observation.

Throughout 2021–2023, students may apply for 1-month up to 6-months internships. For more information, please see the attached MERO Research Internship Guide (ID).

Throughout 2021–2024

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Internships

OPEN Internships

Internships

Throughout 2021–2023

MERO Foundation hosts internship projects for science students. Topics include:

  • Antibacterial activity of bacterial symbiont nudibranch, sponge and bryozoa.
  • Antibacterial activity of actynomycetes symbiont nudibranch, sponge and bryozoa.
  • Nudibranch survey in Tulamben area.
  • Morphological identification of nudibranch, sponge and bryozoa.
  • Local development and microplastic handling.
  • Sea water quality assessment.
  • Coral larvae recruitment.
  • Coral reef observation.

Throughout 2021–2023, students may apply for 1-month up to 6-months internships. For more information, please see the attached MERO Research Internship Guide (ID).

Download the MERO Research Internship Guide (ID)

CLOSED Ocean Clean-up Project

The MERO Foundation invites all to join us and participate in our Ocean Clean-up Program. The program lasts for a year, starts in July 2022 and ends in June 2023. For more information, see the Volunteer Registration Guide below.

If you’re interested, you may use the Volunteer Registration button below. Let’s protect the oceans together!

Please contact us if you’d like to find out more about our other programs. We look forward to your participation.

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CLOSED WORKSHOPS & FREE WEBINAR

CLOSED Call for Proposals

CLOSED Call for Proposals

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MERO Foundation encourages sharing strategies and contributing to the spread of knowledge for Indonesia’s generation of scientists. In this spirit, we are holding a “Call for Proposals” and invite undergraduate (S1), postgraduate (S2), doctoral research (S3) students, lecturers, and researchers to send in research proposals.

What we offer

  1. Assistance and support in the university program of which call free campus (MBKM);
  2. A state-of-the-art laboratory;
  3. Comfortable and brand new accommodation near the laboratory;
  4. Aid in obtaining the research permit;
  5. Guidance in accordance to your study competences, and;
  6. In-house experts that can provide research supervision.
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Further benefits

  1. Synergy and networking with expert researchers from around the world;
  2. You contribute in building the discipline and multi-applied research with the community research;
  3. MERO Foundation can provide an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with other institutions if needed, and;
  4. A legal certificate from MERO Foundation.
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Relevant fields of study

  1. Marine studies (chemical, physics, biology, microbiology)
  2. Marine environmental aspects (microplastics, polution, etc.)
  3. Local coastal empowerment and entrepreneurship.
No. Activity Date
1 Proposal submission 5 December 2020 to 5 January 2021
2 Announcement 20 January 2021
3 Research activity February 2021 to December 2021

Important

Applicants must send their filled in Proposal Form to contact@merofoundation.org. No more than twelve (12) applicants will be accepted. Proposals will be chosen based on topic and scope of research. The research time schedule is limited to February 2021 to December 2021.

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CLOSED FREE WEBINAR | Back to Basic: Marine Research and Capacity Building

CLOSED FREE WEBINAR | Back to Basic: Marine Research and Capacity Building

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Includes E-certificate for attending

Free online seminar

We are excited to invite you to attend our free webinar where you’ll get the chance to listen to the Head of the Agency for Innovation and Development of Marine Research in Bali Province, and our expert researchers share their knowledge and strategies.

Format

We start the afternoon with opening words from our Moderator I Wayan Mudianta and Chairman Dr. Rhesi Kristiana, followed by presentations by our guest speakers. Next, we will have a discussion session on predetermined topics, and we end with the opportunity for viewers to ask questions.

TIME (WITA) MATERIAL SPEAKER
15.00–15.05 Joining Zoom session
15.05–15.35 Opening Moderator: I Wayan Mudianta, PhD
Chairman: Dr. Rhesi Kristiana, S.Pi., M.Si
15.35–16.05 Capacity Building and Environmental Insight Dr. Rahmadi Prasetyo
16.05–16.35 Inovasi dan Perkembangan Riset Kelautan di Provinsi Bali Ir. I Made Gunaja., M.Si
16.35–17.05 Back to Basic: Marine Research Insight Prof. Dr. Kennet Lundin
17.05–17.20 Discussion and questions Moderator: I Wayan Mudianta, S.Pd., M.Phil., PhD
17.20–17.30 Closing Moderator
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Prof. Dr. Kennet Lundin

Speaker

Dr. Rahmadi Prasetyo, S.Kel., MT

Speaker

Dr. I Made Gunaja, M.Si

Speaker

Dr. Rhesi Kristiana S.Pi., M.Si

Chairman

Dr. I Wayan Mudianta, S.Pd., M.Phil

Moderator

Badan Riset dan Inovasi, Provinsi Bali
Gotenburg University
Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha
Universitas Dhyana Pura