News

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

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The MBA appoints a new Head of Communications

The MBA is delighted to announce the appointment of Maya Plass to the new role...

Posted on Dec 16, 2019

Young Plymouth scientists shine at the International Conference of Young Marine Researchers

Eight Plymouth University students (six of whom are affiliated with the MBA) at...

Posted on Dec 6, 2019

Scientists complete largest global assessment of ocean warming impacts

A group of international marine scientists has compiled the most comprehensive...

Posted on Nov 26, 2019

Algae and invertebrates on a seabed off southwest England. Marine biodiversity represents a largely untapped source of raw materials for biotechnology.

The MBA one of 10 institutions supported by Wellcome funding for the Darwin Tree of Life project

An ambitious project to map the genomes of all life of the British...

Posted on Nov 8, 2019

The UK's first National Marine Park is now a reality

Representatives from the business, science, local government, conservation...

Posted on Oct 8, 2019

Prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship for MBA researcher

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships award announcement A research...

Posted on Sep 18, 2019

Oceans of Open Data

The world-famous Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey, based at the Marine...

Posted on Sep 18, 2019

'The viral teaspoon' is a podcast by the MBA Press Gang about life, science and everything

The viral teaspoon is a podcast led by the MBA’s Press Gang that focuses on...

Posted on Sep 16, 2019

Other updates

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! First of all, I hope you enjoyed a...

Posted on Jan 17, 2017

Sea Change competition winner visits MBA

The UK winner of an international competition to make a video about marine conservation visited us at the Citadel Hill...

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 December YMB Blog! There are some very exciting...

Posted on Dec 17, 2016

YMB, Sealife, hammerhead shark

November 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the November YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the November YMB Blog! We hope you were looking forward to this...

Posted on Nov 18, 2016

marine christmas, competition, art

October 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the October YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the October YMB Blog! We hope you enjoyed reading last month’s...

Posted on Oct 20, 2016

YMB, Blog

September 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the September YMB Blog! Hello and welcome to the September YMB Blog! We hope you enjoyed reading last month’...

Posted on Sep 20, 2016

Beah Rangers, Blue Sound, Summer events

August 2016 YMB Blog

Welcome to the YMB Blog page! Hello and welcome to the September YMB Blog! We hope you enjoyed reading last month’s...

Posted on Aug 8, 2016