Marine Scotland

  • Sampling Herring Larvae in the Dark

    31st January 2019 by

    Scotia in Scapa Flow by Michael Stewart

    MRV Scotia Survey: 0219S Programme Duration: 24 January – 13 February 2019 Fishing Gear: GOV Trawl (BT 137) with ground gear A & B; MIK Net (Round Frame with IK depressor); and MIKeyM net (attached onto the MIK net on selected stations). Objective: Complete an internationally coordinated demersal trawling survey in the North Sea in...

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  • Turning MUSE-ings in to action

    18th September 2018 by

      Increasing demands on ocean resources and the associated conflicts between competing ocean users has made it crucial for us to carefully consider how we use our seas. Over the last two years, the Multi-Use in European Seas (MUSES) Project, led by Marine Scotland, has been researching the concept and the real life practicalities of...

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  • Introducing the European Marine Biological Resource Centre

    25th June 2018 by

    On the 19th of June 2018, the European Marine Biological Resource Centre celebrated its adoption as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (EMBRC-ERIC). Hosted by France and based in Paris, EMBRC-ERIC is a pan-European Research Infrastructure (RI) for marine biology and ecology research, providing state of the art facilities, technology platforms and advanced services to study...

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  • Glasgow welcomes the EU Atlantic Stakeholder Conference

    26th October 2017 by

    Fergus Ewing MSP

    Registration is now open for the conference and workshops for the annual Atlantic Stakeholder Conference, which will take place in Glasgow on 8 November 2017 with a theme of ‘Regeneration across Generations’ and a focus on creating socially inclusive and sustainable models of regional development. This priority of the EU’s Atlantic Strategy and Action Plan will...

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  • Helping fishermen to DiscardLess

    6th February 2017 by

    Today sees the publication of a new report in the Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science series, but it’s something a little different – it’s a Manual and some factsheets. The Selectivity in Trawl Fishing Gears manual forms part of the DiscardLess project – a Horizon 2020 project set up to provide the knowledge, tools, and methods required for...

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  • Musing the Multi-Uses in European Seas

    7th December 2016 by

    A team of experts, led by Marine Scotland, has embarked on a new project to look at how European seas are currently being used and what could be the real multi-uses opportunities. The Multi-Use in European Seas (MUSES) project, which will run until 31 October 2018, will review the existing processes used across the EU for marine and coastal...

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  • Get ready, get set….Explorathon!

    26th September 2016 by

    Explorathon 2016 feature image

    For the first time, Marine Scotland will be taking part in Explorathon; an extravaganza of discovery, debate and entertainment to celebrate European Researchers’ Night. This Friday events will take place during the day and night, in around 300 cities across Europe, and we can’t wait to get involved. During the day we will be in...

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  • It’s time to Celebrate the Sea

    17th June 2016 by

    Today is World Ocean’s Day! A day recognized by the United Nations as a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This year, individuals and organizations across the planet are celebrating under the theme “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet” and are promoting prevention of plastic ocean pollution with an array of events and...

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  • Celebrating the Importance of Women in STEM

    11th February 2016 by

    Over the past 15 years, the global community has made a lot of effort in inspiring and engaging women and girls in science. Unfortunately, according to a study conducted in 14 countries, the probability for female students of graduating with a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree and Doctor’s degree in science-related field are 18%, 8% and...

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  • Women in Research and Innovation (WIRI) Event

    11th November 2014 by

    On Tuesday 4th November, three staff from Marine Scotland spoke at a Women in research and Innovation (WIRI) evening held at Aberdeen City Council Chambers. The WIRI initiative is promoted by the European Commission. The European Union is committed to encouraging girls to pursue science careers. The aim of this event was for the guest...

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