Welcome to MASTS
The Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) is a consortium of organisations engaged in marine science and represents the majority of Scotland's marine research capacity.
Objective of MASTS
The overall objective of MASTS is to facilitate better communication, collaboration and co-ordination within the marine research community whilst ensuring that Scottish marine science receives international recognition. The work of MASTS falls into a number of key activities: 1) Research; 2) Communication; 3) Graduate School; 4) Resources and 5) Representation.
Knowledge and Resources
MASTS also provides an academic platform and knowledge base for marine governance and commerce by contributing to the Scottish Marine Science Strategy. This Strategy will help to deliver 'Clean, healthy, safe, productive, biologically diverse marine and coastal environments, managed to meet the long-term needs of people and nature'.
MASTS Latest Research Highlight
Marine Science: Making Waves - read the Science Scotland publication that has focussed on MASTS activities for its latest edition.
MASTS Graduate School PhD studentships now available
Juen 2014 - The MASTS Graduate School is delighted to announce that ten studentship positions have been funded. MASTS are looking to attract the best students to these positions in subjects ranging from saltmarshes, fish, marine litter, marine mammals, climate change, hydrodynamics, economics and modelling. More details.
Nominations now open for Forum Convenors in 1) Coastal Processes & Dynamics and 2) Marine Spatial Planning
Posted: November 21 2014 | Category: Research
Applications sought for Chair of NERC's Science and Innovation Strategy Board (SISB)
Posted: November 20 2014 | Category: Research
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MASTS members have significant intellectual resources as well as physical assets ranging from large ocean going research vessels to inshore craft, remotely operated vehicles and diving facilities together with a host of specialist equipment, services and expertise. The MASTS resource database and map are searchable and accessible to MASTS Members only.