Applications are open for the NERC and Met Office-funded short course on the Role of the Oceans in Weather and Climate (OiWC2018). This course will be held at the Met Office, Exeter between 11-16 March 2018. OiWC2018 is open to and fully funded for NERC-funded PhD students and early career scientists. Accommodation will be provided at the Globe Hotel in the beautiful village of Topsham. This is the second such course, the first running in March 2015.