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The Changing Marine Environment in the 21st Century

Location: Dove Marine Laboratory, Newcastle University, UK
Event Type: Workshop
Event Date: 2009-03-26    
End Date: 2009-03-27

Event Description:
The central focus of this workshop will be the future role of European Marine Science stations and research institutes in supporting marine biological research. The workshop will be a series of round table discussions facilitated by session leaders.

This workshop is part of a year long programme of celebrations to mark the Centenary of the Dove Marine Laboratory. The laboratory has played a pivotal role in contributing to our understanding of fisheries science, marine organismal biology, ecology, and of human impacts to our oceans since it opened in September 1908. If you would like more information about the workshop, please contact Dr Nick Blackwood at or +44(0)191 222 3059.

Contact email:

Event programme:
Session topics:

I. The role of marine stations in promoting human capacity building and supporting the training of student and early career research scientists (Prof. David Paterson)

II. The role of marine stations in research

As observatories and repositories of long term data sets
As focal points for ecological and novel experimental marine science (Dr Jens Nejstgaard)

III. Taking forward marine stations for the 21st century (Prof. Mike Thorndyke)

Building networks of infrastructure and expertise
Maximising our engagement responsibility with the wider community

Collaborators and organisers:
Professor Matt Bentley, Newcastle University, Ridley Building, Newcastle, NE1 7RU, UK, , ++ 44 (0) 191 222 5350, Fax: ++ 44 (0) 191 222 7891 : event organiser
Professor Grant Burgess, Director of Dove, Dove Marine Laboratory, Newcastle University, Cullercoats, North Shields, NE30 4PZ,, ++ 44 (0) 191 222 3057, Fax: ++ 44 (0) 191 252 1054: event organiser
Dr Jane Delany, Dove Marine Laboratory, Newcastle University, Cullercoats, North Shields, NE30 4PZ,, ++44 (0) 191 222 3053, event organiser
Dr Ben Wigham, Dove Marine Laboratory, Dove Marine Laboratory, Newcastle University, Cullercoats, North Shields, NE30 4PZ,, ++44 (0) 191 222 3054, event organiser
Dr Nick Blackwood, Dove Marine Laboratory, Newcastle University, Cullercoats, North Shields, NE30, 4PZ,, tel ++ 44 (0) 191 222 3059, event organiser

Professor Mike Thorndyke, Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Kristineberg 2130 SE-450 34 Fiskebäckskil Sweden,; Tel: +46 (0)523 185 54; Fax +46 (0)523 185 02; Session Leader

Website url:

Registration form:

Registration fee: 0 €

Relevant costs that should be taken by MARBEF:  

Possibility for day-care centres (facilities for children): No

MarBEF supported event: No

Event within Framework of MARBEF: (none)

Maximum number of participants: 60

External participants (non MARBEF) allowed: Yes

Posted by Jane_Delany on 2009-03-02 and approved by webmaster