News

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

136 years of marine biology: Happy birthday to the MBA!

The Marine Biological Association was founded on this day in 1884....

Posted on Mar 31, 2020

Marine biologist recognised by European funding for pioneering research

New smart-tag technology grant awarded to measure ocean predator...

Posted on Mar 31, 2020

Zoological Society of London launches national native oyster quest to find forgotten British treasure

. Wildlife photographers across the UK are being challenged to capture...

Posted on Mar 29, 2020

Message from our Director: update on MBA’s activities during COVID-19 outbreak

Message from our Director Continuation of MBA’s...

Posted on Mar 19, 2020

The evolution of the Journal of The Marine Biological Association (JMBA) as it celebrates 100 volumes

JMBA The first issue of the Journal of The Marine Biological Association of...

Posted on Feb 19, 2020

Call for ASSEMBLE Plus applications for access to facilities and research services at EU marine stations closes 9th February

The next call of the ASSEMBLE Plus Transnational Access programme closes on 9...

Posted on Feb 18, 2020

IPCC Report Card launch: Varied and far-reaching climate change impacts on UK coasts and seas

In the wake of the newly declared climate emergency, a major new publication by...

Posted on Jan 13, 2020

New IUCN report says the ocean is losing oxygen, threatening marine life and fisheries

A new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)...

Posted on Jan 8, 2020

Other updates

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

YMB Summit 2019 - no room for disappointment!

Following huge successes in 2017 and 2018 , for its third edition, the Young Marine Biologist Summit...

Posted on Feb 26, 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