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.
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 key activities
The work of MASTS curently falls into a number of key activies: 1) Research; 2) Communication; 3) Graduate School; 4) Resources and 5) Representation.
MASTS Graduate School
The MASTS Graduate School is led by the Dean of Graduate Studies (Prof Axel
Miller, SAMS), supported by the Graduate School Steering Group (GSSG). The GSSG works together on the development of the Graduate School and its operation.
The MASTS Graduate School is led by the Dean of Graduate Studies (Prof Axel Miller, SAMS), supported by the Graduate School Steering Group (GSSG). The GSSG works together on the development of the Graduate School and operation of its activities
If you are not a MASTS member you can still join the site to receive newsletters and alerts.
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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.