News

Marine biological news and information related to our research, marine policy or public outreach work.

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

Westminster Hall
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

Declan Schroeder. Image Maya Pfaff
Dr Declan Schroeder sampling a bloom of microalgae.

Unlocking the microbiome - new report out now

The microbiome is the entire community of microbes within a habitat and the...

Posted on Nov 29, 2017

MCCIP report demonstrates collaborative science partnerships at COP23

In her speech during the COP23 conference in Bonn, MP Thérèse Coffey showed...

Posted on Nov 20, 2017

The marine environment after Brexit: the future for science and policy

The MBA and British Ecological Society (BES) ran a major conference on 31...

Posted on Nov 9, 2017

Skate
A blonde ray Raja brachyura

The mysterious nocturnal migrations of skates

MBA scientists have shown for the first time how skates make night-time forays...

Posted on Nov 8, 2017

Wakame

Spillover of invasive kelp from marinas to natural reef

A detailed survey of marinas and rocky shores in south Devon and Cornwall have...

Posted on Nov 2, 2017

Other updates

Marine Biologist for a day

Another successful ‘Marine Biologist for a Day’ event for British Science Week 2017

Another very successful ‘Marine Biologist for a Day’ event for British Science...

Posted on Mar 24, 2017

BSEW

Marine Biologist for a day is fully booked for this year.  

Marine Biologist for a day is fully booked for this year. Thank you to...

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Harmful algal blooms

Harmful Algal Blooms - i Book launched

A marine science iBook entitled “Harmful Algal Blooms” has been launched as...

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Young Marine Biologists

One Planet, One Ocean

Sea Change contributes to The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of...

Posted on Feb 14, 2017

Sea Change presentation at POGO

Sea Change Project Manager, Fiona Crouch, presents the work of Sea Change to...

Posted on Jan 24, 2017

Necora puber, velvet swimming crab, devil's crab

January 2017 YMB Blog

Welcome to 2017 and the January YMB Blog! Hello and Happy New Year YMB Members...

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

Sea Change competition winner visits MBA

The UK winner of an international competition to make a video about marine...

Posted on Dec 23, 2016

YMB, competition, Christmas

December 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the December YMB Blog! Season’s Greetings and welcome to the...

Posted on Dec 17, 2016