Marine Scotland Communications

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Why we publish our science

9th July 2020

From Japanese sardines to the effects of mackerel grazing on plankton in New Zealand, Environment Monitoring and Assessment Programme Manager Dr Bill Turrell explains why a 25-year-old Marine Scotland Science paper on understanding mackerel in Scotland is still having an impact today. ***************************************************************************************** Recently a notification popped into my inbox which prompted me to write…

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Vacancy: Fishery Officers, various locations, closing date 3 August

6th July 2020

We are currently seeking applications for Fishery Officers within the Marine Scotland Compliance based in Ayr, Lerwick, Peterhead, Portree and other ports as yet unspecified. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below…

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Vacancy: Renewables Science Projects Leader – closing date 5 August

1st July 2020

We are currently seeking applications for a Renewables Science Projects Leader within Marine Scotland based in Aberdeen or Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments. The…

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Vacancy: Renewables Science Advice Leader – closing date 5 August

29th June 2020

We are currently seeking applications for a Renewables Science Advice Leader within the Marine Scotland based in Aberdeen or Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the…

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Vacancy: Third Engineer, Edinburgh – closing date 21 July

24th June 2020

We are currently seeking applications for a Third Engineer within Marine Scotland based in Victoria Quay, Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments. The successful …

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Vacancy: Second Officer, Edinburgh – closing date 8 July

23rd June 2020

We are currently seeking applications for a Second Officer within the Marine Scotland based on board any of our Marine Patrol, Research Vessels or Inshore RIBs. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria…

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Recent Marine Scotland Science Publications

9th June 2020

Marine Scotland Science, as a core Scottish Government (SG) Division, is working to support SG’s overall COVID-19 response. It also continues to sustain critical marine science delivery and has over the last month produced the following notable publications: Armstrong, J.D., Branding, A., Main, R., Mitchell, A., Morris, D. & Ounsley, J. (2020). Science for crafting…

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Recent Marine Scotland Science Publications

6th May 2020

Marine Scotland Science, as a core Scottish Government (SG) Division, is working to support SG’s overall COVID-19 response. It also continues to sustain critical marine science delivery and has over the last month produced the following notable publications: Auer, S.K., Bassar, R.D., Turek, D., Anderson, G.J., McKelvey, S., Armstrong, J.D., Nislow, K.H., Downie, H.K., Morgan,…

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Scottish Apprenticeship Week – Mark Rennie

3rd March 2020

Scottish Apprenticeship Week is underway and this year’s theme is ‘talent without limits’. We hear from Mark Rennie, Marine Scotland Science, who successfully completed the Modern Apprenticeship programme and has who has been nominated for Engineering Apprentice of the Year. “I applied for a mechanical engineering apprenticeship with the Scottish Government after being made redundant….

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Vacancy: Fishing Gear Technologist, closing date 17 March

20th February 2020

The successful candidate will join the Fishing Technology Group within Marine Scotland based in Aberdeen and contribute to its broad spectrum of roles and collaborations both national and international. The core gear technology work of the group includes working with Scottish fishing industry to develop novel solutions to reduce unwanted fish by-catches, investigate fish behaviour…

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