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International Recognition for MBA Data Team

The MBA Data Team has been accredited as an Associated Data Unit of the...

Posted on Feb 27, 2018

Minister for the Environment Dr Therese Coffey visits Citadel Hill

Dr Matt Frost (Director, MBA) and Prof. Willie Wilson (Director, SAHFOS) hosted...

Posted on Feb 26, 2018

Diatom. Colin Brownlee

Academia and industry are invited to submit proposals for access to research facilities and technology platforms

The EU-funded Horizon 2020 EMBRIC (European Marine Biological Research...

Posted on Feb 22, 2018

Marine biological survey

Blueprint: An opportunity for public engagement training and practice

Blueprint: The Future of Our Seas Opportunity for...

Posted on Feb 21, 2018

Aisling Smith

From Plymouth Sound to the Weddell Sea

Aisling Smith, the RV MBA Sepia ’s former Manager left us in January...

Posted on Feb 15, 2018

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Epifluorescence microscopy of the large marine diatom Odontella sinensis showing the arrangement of the chloroplasts.

Tiny probes measure cell surface pH in diatoms

Marine diatoms contribute significantly to photosynthesis in our oceans and act...

Posted on Feb 14, 2018

Frederique Viard

Frédérique Viard awarded CNRS silver medal

In a ceremony at the Station Biologique de Roscoff (SBR) on 30th January,...

Posted on Feb 8, 2018

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US scientist uses MBA mesocosm to investigate invasive species

A visiting researcher from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is...

Posted on Jan 5, 2018

Other updates

Make a Sea Change

Sea Change reports - the Sea Change project is coming to an end but wanted to...

Posted on Feb 22, 2018

MBA Bioblitz 2017

Lee Bay Biobllitz

We are very pleased to announce that our 2017 BioBlitz will be at Lee Bay, near...

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

July 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the July 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! I hope you will join me...

Posted on Jul 27, 2017


May 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the May 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! We are still busy working...

Posted on May 26, 2017

Beach Rangers

Plymouth celebrates World Ocean Day, Thursday June 8th

World Ocean Day is a global event to raise awareness of the wonder and...

Posted on May 24, 2017

April 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to the April 2017 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! You might be wondering...

Posted on Apr 13, 2017

Crabby Crafts

CrabWatch for all!

On the 4th and 5th of April 2017, the MBA education team was at the National...

Posted on Apr 11, 2017

The first Sea-Shore Safari of the year at Mount Edgcumbe!

On the 30 th of March 2017, the education team and volunteers spent the day...

Posted on Mar 31, 2017