The natural home for marine science

The rich marine resources of the Highlands of Islands of Scotland underpin a vibrant and growing economic cluster based on marine science. This includes innovative enterprises, world-class research, excellent locations and facilities, a skilled talent pool, strong government support for business and close links between policy makers, industry and academia.

1st Class

LABORATORY AND
RESEARCH FACILITIES

150+

SCIENTISTS IN ALL FIELDS OF
MARINE SCIENCE

3000

STRAINS OF MARINE & FRESHWATER
ALGAE, PROTISTS AND SEAWEEDS

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Global Marine Sustainability Workshop

The marine environment has the power to connect communities globally. In the spirit of connection, the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), The Harte Research Institute and Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) are hosting a joint workshop to build on synergies across research from the Northern Seas and the Gulf of Mexico.

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International collaboration reaches new depths

British scientists and their industry partners are leading a mission to reveal the secrets of the deep Atlantic Ocean.
The ATLAS project – involving 24 research institutions around Europe and North America – will spend four years studying the deep ocean.

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