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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 Jan 10, 2018

The Mieszkowska Group © Marine Biological Association

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

Giant squid © Thibaut Thellier

A giant squid (Architeuthis dux) off Reunion Island, western Indian Ocean: the greatest giant ever?

Evgeny Romanov, one of the authors of ‘ A giant squid (Architeuthis dux)...

Posted on Jan 5, 2018

ASSEMBLE Plus flyer

ASSEMBLE+ announces first call for access to marine infrastructure

The MBA is a partner in the Horizon 2020 Research Infrastructures project...

Posted on Jan 3, 2018

Richard Thomson © Plymouth University

MBA member awarded an OBE

A member of the Marine Biological Association has been awarded an OBE in...

Posted on Jan 2, 2018

Marine mycoplankton

€1.9m to open the ‘black box’ of marine fungi

MBA Research Fellow and Lecturer in Marine Microbiology at the University of...

Posted on Dec 22, 2017

Molecular mechanism of proteins involved in animal cell signalling characterized

A new article in the Journal of Biological Chemistry : "Evidence for a...

Posted on Dec 22, 2017

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The MBA's Matt Frost (4th from right) among the intake of scientists at Westminster Hall for the Royal Society pairing scheme 2017.

From lab bench to backbench - MBA joins Royal Society pairing scheme

The MBA's Matt Frost is at Westminster this week, taking part in the Royal...

Posted on Dec 5, 2017

Other updates

YMB Summit 2017

YMB Summit 2017 The Young Marine Biologist Summit 2017 is unfortunately over,...

Posted on Nov 14, 2017

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

NaGISA visit the MBA

Between the 14 th and 15 th members of the NaGISA team at Niceville, High-...

Posted on Jun 22, 2017

The MBA was at the Lower Sharpham Farm BioBlitz 2017

On the 9 th June some Marine Biological Association members travelled to Totnes...

Posted on Jun 21, 2017

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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