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BSc Marine Science: applicant day

Prospective students and their families and friends are invited to an open day on 2 March to get to find out all about us.

Polar bear diet in peril

Polar bear diet is based on sea-ice algae, shows Dr Tom Brown's latest paper. Watch it on Sky news!

Access biotech infrastructure

EMBRIC offers marine biotech projects access to facilities for researchers from academia or industry. Apply by 30 April

Latest news

Students at the SAMS UHI campus in Dunstaffnage, Oban

Fri, Feb 16, '18

University town plan take shape

Make your views known at university town launch

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SAMS Director Prof Nicholas Owens gives evidence to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee at the Scottish Parliament

Tue, Jan 30, '18

SAMS aquaculture experts called to parliament

More research required as salmon farming industry grows

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A inquiry into Scottish salmon farming has begun this year

Mon, Jan 29, '18

Have your say on the salmon farming industry

SAMS-led review of salmon aquaculture in Scotland kickstarts inquiry

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Latest papers

The specificity of marine ecological indicators to fishing in the face of environmental change: A multi-model evaluation

Yunne-Jai Shin, Jennifer E. Houle, Ekin Akoglu, Julia L. Blanchard, Alida Bund, Marta Coll, Hervé Demarcq, Caihong Fu, Elizabeth A. Fulton, Johanna J. Heymans, Baris Salihoglu, Lynne Shannon, Miriana Sporcic, Laure Velez

Ecological Indicators 89
02, 21, 2018
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Review of the environmental impacts of salmon farming in Scotland

Tett P, Benjamins S, Black KD, Coulson M, Davidson K, Fernandes T, Fox C, Hart M, Hicks N, Hughes A, Hunter D-C, Nickell T, Risch D, Tocher D, Vare L, Vespoor E, Wilding T, Wilson B, Wittich A

Report for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (ECCLR) Committee. The Scottish Parliament
01, 25, 2018
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Risky business: The combined effects of fishing and changes in primary productivity on fish communities. Ecological modelling

Fu C, Travers-Trolet M, Velez L, Grüss A, Bundy A, Shannon LJ, Fulton EA, Akoglu E, Houle JE, Coll M, Verley P, Heymans JJ, John E, Shin Y-J

Ecological Modelling Vol 368
01, 24, 2018
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Current status of deepwater oil spill modelling in the Faroe-Shetland Channel, Northeast Atlantic, and future challenges

Gallego, A, O’Hara Murray, RB, Berx, B, Turrell, B, Beegle-Krause, CJ, Inall, M, Sherwin, T, Siddorn, J, Wakelin, S, Vlasenko, V, Hole, LR, Dagestad, K-F, Rees, J, Short, L, Rønningen, P, Main, CE, Legrand, S, Gutierrez, T, Witte, U, Mulanaphy, N

Marine Pollution Bulletin 127
01, 22, 2018
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Our events

ALFF event: 14-18 May 2018

Last meeting of EU project 'Algal Microbiome: Friends & Foes'

Macrofuels: 22-25 May 2018

SAMS is organising a meeting of the European Macrofuels project

Graduation: 06 Sep 2018

Celebrating the academic achievements of our students

SAMS AGM: 07 Dec 2018

All members are warmly invited to our 104th annual general meeting

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