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We are looking for a new Chairperson for SAMS' Governing Council

British Phycological Society Annual Conference 2019

7-10 Jan 2019: SAMS is proud to host the 67th annual conference of the BPS

Four PhD studentships

We are looking for candidates to apply for four PhD research projects jointly with the University of Edinburgh. Deadline: 10 January 2019

Latest news

In his new role, Prof Mark Inall will support the work of the Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland, Professor Sheila Rowan

Tue, Dec 11, '18

Government appointment for oceans expert

SAMS scientist appointed to Scottish science advisory role

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The Arctic is undergoing profound environmental change from warming surface and ocean temperatures

Thu, Nov 29, '18

Committee calls for greater Arctic funding

Arctic exploitation at odds with climate change commitments

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Skate can be identified by examining the distinctive spot patterns on their backs and studying their movements

Mon, Nov 19, '18

Call to help protect rare skate species

Scotland’s anglers urged to help save critically endangered fish

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Representatives of IBioIC, SAMS, SAIC, HIE and Zero Waste Scotland helped to organise the meeting on Exploring Opportunities in Blue Biotech and Aquaculture

Wed, Nov 14, '18

Discovering the wonders of algae

Top UK innovation companies join academics at SAMS conference

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Latest papers

Wintertime fjord-shelf interaction and ice sheet melting in southeast Greenland

Fraser NJ, Inall ME, Magaldi MG, Haine TWN and Jones SC

JGR: Oceans
12, 4, 2018
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Diet uncertainty analysis strengthens model-derived indicators of food web structure and function.

Jacob W. Bentley, David Hines, Stuart Borrett, Natalia Serpetti, Clive Fox, David G. Reid, Johanna J. Heymans

Ecological Indicators, 98
11, 12, 2018
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Pan-Arctic diel vertical migration during the polar night

Hobbs LJ, Cottier FR, Last FS, Berge J

Marine Ecology Progress Series
10, 24, 2018
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