Young AIL

The Iberian Association of Limnology (AIL) has a special section of Young AIL, made up of all those members which are students or postdoctoral researchers who do not yet have a permanent position. They have a working committee that organizes annual meetings and activities for this group.

When registering for the Association, there is an option to indicate if you want to belong to the Young-AIL when you provide your personal information.

The coordinators of the Young-AIL are Edurne Estévez and Isabel Fernandes.

Advantages of being a member of Young-AIL:
- possibility of participating in a network of young researchers
- possibility of applying for grants to participate in congresses organized or supported by AIL
- possibility of applying for projects for young researchers, organized by AIL and by the European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS)
- possibility of participating in meetings, courses and workshops organized or supported by AIL
- possibility of applying for the prize for the best Iberian (AIL) and European PhD thesis (EFFS).


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