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Leading Antarctic scientist joins SAMS to further algae research

Dr. Matt Davey, who led the creation of the first ever large-scale map of microscopic algae on the snow covered Antarctic coastline – so-called ‘green snow’ – has joined the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) from the University of Cambridge to continue his research.

Dr Davey said his research could develop further following his move to SAMS, which hosts the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, the UK’s algal library and one of the most diverse collections in the world.
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Scottish Seaweed Industry Association Annual Conference 18-19 February Oban

The SSIA is holding its annual conference in Oban on Tuesday 18th February 2020 followed by a day of workshops at SAMS ( Scottish Association for Marine Science) on Wednesday 19th.

An interesting line-up of speakers for the conference on 18th February has been confirmed, and topics announced for the workshops to be held the next day, 19th February at The Scottish Association for Marine Science.

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The Scottish Seaweed Industry Association 2017, Oban, 14-15 November

To build on the success of the inaugural meeting in 2016, The intention is to hold the AGM and have a dinner on Tuesday 14th, with the main conference programme running all day on Wednesday 15th.
The SSIA is a forum for all industry voices, and people with any interest in this emerging sector are welcome to register and participate – save the date

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