19th August 2022 by Marine Directorate Communications
Our science colleagues joined with JNCC recently to conduct a monitoring trip of the West Shetland Shelf Marine Protected Area.
8th March 2022 by Marine Directorate Communications
To mark International Women’s Day (8 March 2022), we are sharing some of the achievements of women working in various roles across the Marine Scotland directorate of the Scottish Government.
16th June 2020 by Marine Directorate Communications
Marine Scotland is continuing in its efforts to provide support and assistance during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with colleagues in the Marine Laboratory, in Aberdeen, arranging the transfer and loan of testing equipment to NHS Grampian. The equipment identified for loan is usually used for molecular testing for diagnosis and surveillance of diseases in aquatic…
23rd April 2020 by Marine Directorate Communications
To celebrate UNESCO’s World Book and Copyright Day we have a guest blog post to share with you from our very own Librarian, Helen McGregor. Take it away Helen! *************************************************************************** “Books are your ticket to the whole world. The library is the key. That is where the escape tunnel is. All of the knowledge of…
11th February 2020 by Marine Directorate Communications
International Day of Women and Girls in Science is an opportunity for us to put the spotlight on some of the great work that’s going on in Marine Scotland Science. This year’s big day also marks the first since we were awarded the Bronze Award by the Athena SWAN Charter as part of our work…
27th September 2019 by Marine Directorate Communications
If you go down to Torry today you’re sure to find not one but four big surprises … Marine Scotland Science (MSS) has partnered with local group VictoriArt Road to host one of four giant murals on an external wall at the Marine Laboratory in Aberdeen. As part of a regeneration project Dundee based artist…
2nd August 2019 by Marine Directorate Communications
We are hugely excited to tell you about a recent collaboration with Sonia Mehra Chawla. Sonia has kindly agreed to guest blog for us.
24th September 2018 by Marine Directorate Communications
One of the earliest pieces of fisheries research carried out in Scotland concerned the Firth of Forth herring fishery, and whether herring and sprat were two separate species. An artefact from this research is on display in the library foyer at the Marine Laboratory, in Aberdeen. The Board of British White Herring Fisheries was established…
31st August 2018 by Marine Directorate Communications
We are very proud (and quite excited) to announce that the Marine Laboratory will be participating in Doors Open Day (again) this year. Joining countless other hidden gems in Aberdeen City we will be open from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday 8 September which also corresponds with the first day of the Aberdeen…
18th May 2018 by Marine Directorate Communications
Our scientific work is at the heart of what we do and to reflect this, we have made some changes to our Senior Management and created the new post of a Chief Scientific Advisor for Marine (CSAM). We are delighted that our former Head of Science, Professor Colin Moffat, has taken up a new post as the…