News

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

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

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 15, 2018

© Marine Biological Association

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

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

Other updates

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

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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

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

Exciting ocean outreach activities revealed in the Sea Change project’s third project newsletter

The third issue of the Sea Change project newsletter presents the exciting...

Posted on Mar 28, 2017