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  • 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.

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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.

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NAFC Marine Centre
www.nafc.ac.uk
Orkney College
www.uhi.ac.uk
Heriot Watt Campus
www.hw.ac.uk
Environmental Research Institute
www.eri.ac.uk
Lews Castle Campus
www.lews.uhi.ac.uk
University of Aberdeen
www.abdn.ac.uk
Marine Scotland Science
www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine
University of St Andrews
www.st-andrews.ac.uk
University of Stirling
www.stir.ac.uk
University of Glasgow
www.gla.ac.uk
University of Strathclyde
www.strath.ac.uk
Heriot Watt University
www.hw.ac.uk
Edinburgh Napier University
www.napier.ac.uk
University Marine Biological Station Millport
www.gla.ac.uk/centres/marinestation
Lighthouse Field Station
www.abdn.ac.uk/lighthouse/
University of Edinburgh
www.ed.ac.uk