Marine Scotland

  • Meet our scientists – Dr Faye Jackson

    7th November 2017 by

    Who are you and what do you do? I am a new employee in the Environment Group at Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory (MSS-FFL). I am currently undertaking large-scale (all of Scotland) spatial data analysis, using R as a GIS, to create national scale datasets of river habitat proxies e.g. elevation, river width, bankside…

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  • Meet our scientists – Dr Ian Davies

    24th October 2017 by

    Who are you and what do you do? I am Ian Davies, and I am Programme Manager for the Renewables and Energy Programme. There are two Groups in the Programme; one whose main job is to act as advisers to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on chemical discharge from the offshore…

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  • Fun activities for the October holidays

    19th October 2017 by

    The October holidays have arrived again and if you’re looking for something to keep your little ones – and no-so-little ones – occupied, have you had a look at our Education Zone? We’ve got information about our history and our fleet, as well as colouring in sheets, puzzle sheets and links to lots of other…

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  • STEM Students becoming Careerwise

    19th July 2017 by

    Always keen to invest in new talent, and promote women in science, Marine Scotland has taken on two students for two twelve-week placements under Equate Scotland’s Careerwise scheme.  Careerwise is a partnership between industry and academia to: encourage the participation of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) areas; increase awareness of STEM occupations…

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  • 2018 – A year for a double celebration

    8th January 2017 by

    2018 is going to be a busy year with two things for us to shout about – the Year of the Engineer and the Year of Young People. Year of the Engineer Designed to inspire the next generation of engineers, the Year of the Engineer also gives us the opportunity to celebrate and showcase all…

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