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Robotics and algae on display for ministerial visit

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.
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.
Robotics and algae on display for ministerial visit

Senior UK Government Minister David Lidington MP had a whistle-stop tour of SAMS, as part of a tour of the Scottish Highlands and Islands. The Minister for the Cabinet Office and de facto Deputy Prime Minister was interested to learn about the world-class marine research at SAMS. During his visit last Friday the minister saw the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa and the Scottish Marine Robotics Facility, both of which receive funding from the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council.

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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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Dr John Howe, BSc Marine Science programme leader at SAMS UHI and Prof Louis Keiner, Associate Professor of Physics and Physical Oceanography at CCU announce the beginning of a student exchange programme between their respective institutes, as SAMS UHI staff and CCU students involved in this year’s field course look on.

Tue, Jun 4, '19

Carolina calling for SAMS UHI students

Budding marine scientists to benefit from transatlantic twinning

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