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Cash boost for seaweed project collaborations

GlobalSeaweed STAR early career researchers get to grips with some seaweed in Tanzania
GlobalSeaweed STAR early career researchers get to grips with some seaweed in Tanzania
Cash boost for seaweed project collaborations

A £900,000 grant scheme launched today (Thursday) will help seaweed researchers and industry work together to ensure sustainable growth in the industry. The seaweed sector is one of the fastest growing in aquaculture but a lack of research globally has contributed to problems arising from crop disease and the adverse effects of introducing invasive species.

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SAMS outreach officer Helen McNeill and David Henderson, a port assistant with competition sponsor CalMac, have their pens poised ahead of the Festival of the Sea writing competition.

Tue, May 15, '18

Get scribbling for festival competition

Budding writers encouraged to seek environmental inspiration

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Robotics technician Colin Abernethy prepares the Gavia AUV 'Freya' ahead of a launch from the RV Helmer Hanssen. Photo: Michael O. Snyder

Mon, Apr 23, '18

Arctic explorers return to the Barents Sea

Sunnier northern skies await Arctic PRIZE scientists

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Delegates from the OECD Rural Development Conference who visited SAMS and the European Marine Science Park at Dunstaffnage

Fri, Apr 13, '18

Global policy advisers visit SAMS

Argyll offers marine science showcase for international delegates

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