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Forthcoming Events | Training and conference centre
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We run training courses and events, including major courses and workshops. Members receive discounts on courses and training and are able to apply for bursaries. Get in touch  to discuss facilities, rates and bespoke courses. The Marine Science Events Calendar is a great place to find and promote events and courses.

Training and conference centre – MBA facilities for training & conferences

Major MBA Hosted Courses and Workshops

MBA Postgraduate Conference

Other Forthcoming MBA Events & Courses

August 2016

06 Aug 2016

Capturing Our Coast Training Day - Falmouth

Event Begins: Sat 06 Aug 2016 10:00:00
Event Ends: Sat 06 Aug 2016 16:00:00
This event will take place at University of Exeter, Penryn Campus
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Penryn
Cornwall
TR10 9FE
Capturing Our Coast Training Day - Falmouth
The training day includes a short introduction to the Capturing Our Coast staff, the project and the marine environment, before you venture out to the nearest rocky shore to practise identification of rocky shore species and survey skills. It is free of charge and include a free lunch and refreshments. You will need to bring warm clothes, waterproofs and wellies (or good boots that keep your feet dry). Timings will vary depending on tides.. No previous knowledge is required, just enthusiasm and curiosity about the marine environment! After attending a training day, we will be on hand to guide you through your fir...read more
For more details and to book your place, visit the event booking page.

October 2016

01 Oct 2016

Capturing Our Coast Training Day - Marine Biological Association

Event Begins: Sat 01 Oct 2016 09:30:00
Event Ends: Sat 01 Oct 2016 16:30:00
This event will take place at The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
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Citadel Hill
PL1 2PB
Capturing Our Coast Training Day - Marine Biological Association
Image credit: David Fenwick - CoCoast SW volunteer - www.aphotomarine.com The training day includes a short introduction to the Capturing Our Coast staff, the project and the marine environment, before you venture out to the nearest rocky shore to practise identification of rocky shore species and survey skills. It is free of charge and include a free lunch and refreshments. You will need to bring warm clothes, waterproofs and wellies (or good boots that keep your feet dry). Timings will vary depending on tides.. No previous knowledge is required, just enthusiasm and curiosity about the marine environment! After ...read more
For more details and to book your place, visit the event booking page.

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FSC logotype 1 rgb crop 300dpiThe Field Studies Council is now offering all MBA members a 10% discount on their 2016 marine courses at Millport and Dale Fort. Courses include Marine Sponge Identification, Marine Biological Sampling and Non-Native Seaweeds.
Booking is available here: www.field-studies-council.org/habitats

The MBA’s membership of the Royal Society of Biology means that our members save up to 75% on the training they offer through their extensive CPD programme.

Major MBA Hosted Courses and Workshops

British Phycological Society Collecting & Identifying Seaweeds

EMBO Practical Course in Advanced Optical Microscopy

Microelectrode Techniques for Cell Physiology

MRes Marine Biology

Facilities

The MBA’s Resource Centre provides a spacious and flexible venue combining facilities for workshops, conferences and lectures with laboratory benching and equipment for practical work and field courses. It has a seminar area for up to 80 people and fully equipped laboratory space for up to 40 people. The MBA Common Room serves high quality refreshments for courses and offers the best views in Plymouth!

For details of booking and pricing, see the resource centre page.

Courses can also take advantage of Citadel Hill’s high quality science infrastructure, seawater systems and access to the coast.

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