News

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

Marine Biological Association statement on the passing of our Patron, His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

The Marine Biological Association (MBA) is sad to hear of the death of our...

Posted on Apr 9, 2021

The Marine Biologist magazine: Special Arctic Issue is Open Access

The changing Arctic Ocean and new research in the UK and Russia...

Posted on Apr 6, 2021

Anne Warner Fellowship Supports Research into the Evolution of Early Branching Metazoans

In October 2018, a new Research Fellow Dr Vengamanaidu (Venky) Modepalli...

Posted on Mar 31, 2021

The Plymouth Blitz: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the bombing of the MBA

The 20 th of March 2021 marks 80 years since the bombing of the Marine...

Posted on Mar 17, 2021

YMB Ocean Decade Writing Challenge - Winners and Runners-Up!

The Ocean Decade Writing Challenge asked contestants to consider the many...

Posted on Mar 8, 2021

Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey goes the distance to win a Guinness World Record

Seventeen times to the moon and back – we’ve set the record for...

Posted on Mar 3, 2021

Plymouth's Powerful Women Walking Trail Launch

New walking trail takes you on a step back into the history of Plymouth's...

Posted on Mar 1, 2021

Sharks under pressure: Deoxygenating deep-sea drives sharks to the surface

Climate-driven ocean deoxygenation renders the ocean’s most wide-...

Posted on Feb 1, 2021

Other updates

November 2020 YMB Blog

Welcome back to the YMB blog! In this month's blog: YMB Summit 2020 - THIS...

Posted on Nov 23, 2020

Changes in British rocky shore communities in response to climate change

The MBA MarClim® time-series has just been published by MBA's Nova Mieszkowska and the MarClim team in the scientific...

Posted on Mar 12, 2020

My four months at the MBA…

In November 2019, I started working as a science communication volunteer here at the MBA and as my time is now coming...

Posted on Mar 10, 2020

Volunteering with a view

KB Hi my name is Kellyanne. Back in October, I started as a communications intern at the MBA. I felt apprehensive about...

Posted on Jan 23, 2020

Climate Change: Impact on Earth Systems

Oceanographer and marine biologist Philip (Chris) Reid was invited to speak at the MBA's AGM in December. Global...

Posted on Jan 21, 2020

November 2019 YMB Blog

Welcome to the November 2019 YMB Blog! Hello YMB Members! This month’s YMB Bulletin brings you some really exciting...

Posted on Nov 14, 2019

Work Experience Week 2019

Each year in July, the Marine Biological Association welcomes six budding marine biologists aged 14 to 18 to the...

Posted on Nov 14, 2019

Participant Seabird and marine mammal sampling

Marine Science Camps 2019

Over 100 young people, mainly aged 16-18, took part in the 2019 Marine Science Camps programme. The six camps were...

Posted on Nov 13, 2019