Marine Scotland

  • Celebrating Science and Year of the Young Person with Pam Walsham

    22nd March 2018 by

    2018 is both the Year of the Engineer and the Year of the Young Person and this blog is about one of our many colleagues who are inspiring the next generation with their Outreach work. Enjoys chemistry, outreach work and ice cream, meet Pam Walsham, a senior environmental chemist, at Marine Scotland Science. Please read on…

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  • EQUATING women in Science and Engineering

    1st March 2018 by

    In February, our Science IT manager Dave Keay (pictured right) was invited to speak at an event at Abertay University run by EQUATE Scotland and entitled ‘Building the Talent Pipeline’. The half day event was aimed at promoting opportunities for women in Science and Engineering and was focussed on two aspects: women undergraduate work placements under the…

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  • Celebrating Science and Year of the Young Person with Andronikos Kafas

    22nd February 2018 by

    As mentioned last month, 2018 is both the Year of the Engineer and the Year of the Young Person. This month’s blog is about one of our many colleagues who are inspiring the next generation with their Outreach work. This is Andronikos, one of our marine renewable energy scientists. To see what he does, in this…

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  • Celebrating Science and Year of the Young Person with Dr Nabeil Salama

    25th January 2018 by

    This is Nabeil, one of our scientists. When he’s not leading a team of fisheries scientists or running around the lab working on wrasse or fisheries stock assessment, he’s also just taken on the role of Marine Scotland Science’s Outreach steering group coordinator. What’s your career path been – how did you get here? For…

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  • 2018 – A year for a double celebration

    8th January 2018 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. The 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…

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  • Meet our scientists – Berit Rabe

    19th December 2017 by

    Who are you and what do you do? I am Berit Rabe and I am an inshore physical oceanographer in the oceanography group within the Environment Monitoring and Assessment programme at Marine Scotland Science. I mostly work on a multi-disciplinary project related to sea lice and wild fish interactions using oceanographic field data and hydrodynamic…

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  • Meet our scientists – Helen Downie

    5th December 2017 by

    Who are you and what do you do? I’m Helen Downie, a fisheries biologist in the Salmon Assessment Group, based at the freshwater field laboratory in Montrose. I’m also involved with the Women and Equalities Network, which is looking to address gender balance in Marine Scotland. Lastly, I also act as the local admin cover here in Montrose, so if…

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  • Meet our scientists – Dr Coby Needle

    21st November 2017 by

    Today is World Fisheries Day, so what better day to introduce you to our Sea Fisheries Programme Manager, Dr Coby Needle! Who are you and what do you do? I am Dr Coby Needle, and for the past two (and a bit) years I have been the Sea Fisheries Programme Manager at Marine Scotland Science,…

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  • 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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