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SAMS' Liz Cottier-Cook leads a project that supports the expansion of sustainable and profitable seaweed farming in developing countries

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University of the Highlands and Islands PhD student James Coogan will be deploying the ecoSUB on its mission into a hostile Arctic environment

Mon, Aug 5, '19

Robotic explorer takes on Arctic mission

Technology helps scientists on 'dangerous' Arctic fieldwork

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Cabinet Office Minister and de facto Deputy Prime Minister David Lidington sees inside the Culture Collection of Alage and Protozoa with technical resources manager Christine Campbell.

Tue, Jul 16, '19

Robotics and algae on display for ministerial visit

Senior UK Government minister visits SAMS during Scottish tour

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SAMS technical resource manager Christine Campbell and technicians Elaine Mitchell and Lars Brunner donated three research-grade microscopes to Oban High School's head of science Iain Fulton.

Fri, Jun 21, '19

Pupils have a new way of seeing science

SAMS microscope donation to encourage budding scientists

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Visitors from the Norwegian marine consultancy and research company Akvaplan-niva with some of the SAMS staff they met.

Mon, Jun 17, '19

Visit strengthens 40-year Nordic link

Meeting old friends and new as Norwegian scientists return to SAMS

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Latest papers

Effects of mine tailings exposure on early life stages of Atlantic cod

Reinardy HC, Pedersen KB, Nahrgang J, Frantzen M.

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 38 (7)
07, 1, 2019
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'Ectrogella' Parasitoids of the Diatom Licmophora sp are Polyphyletic

Garvetto A, Perrineau MM, Dressler-Allame M, Bresnan E and Gachon CMM

Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology
07, 8, 2019
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Common and Antarctic Minke Whales: Conservation Status and Future Research Directions

Risch D, Norris T, Curnock M, Friedlaender A

Frontiers in Marine Research Vol 6
05, 14, 2019
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Biosecurity implications of the highly invasive carpet sea-squirt Didemnum vexillum Kott, 2002 for a protected area of global significance

Cottier-Cook, E.J., Minchin, D., Geisler, R., Graham, J., Mogg, A., Sayer, M.D., Matejusova, I.

Management of Biological Invasions Vol 10
05, 14, 2019
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