Seal-watching on the Isle of May

It was the perfect day for a trip out to sea, and as we waited for the ferry we sampled the culinary delights of Anstruther; some chose fish and chips, whilst others experienced victoria sponge cake with real cream for …

October 27, 2017 | EMMS

It’s bigger than you think!

photos & text by Will Brown With a new semester fast approaching comes a new cohort of eager master’s students. And what better way of encouraging us to make friends, and settle in to the new country we now call …

October 3, 2017 | EMMS

Short term bank worker required for field data collection

We are seeking an independent, hardworking individual to undertake up to 2 months of data collection on behalf of the EMFF funded Scottish Inshore Fisheries Integrated Data System (SIFIDS) Project. This would be an ideal opportunity for an MSc or …

August 30, 2017 | EMMS

PhD Studentship

PhD Studentship at Aberdeen University advertised at this link:  

April 5, 2017 | EMMS

2 PhD studentships: seal spatial ecology and offshore structures

  See following link:

March 22, 2017 | EMMS

Sharks, skates and rays in the offshore region and coastal zone of Scotland – shark tagging database developer

Announcement of Opportunity The MASTS Community Project SIORC announces a 3-month paid internship to overhaul a database on shark tagging data. The project is jointly funded by the MASTS Coastal Zone and Fisheries Fora. The internship is a unique opportunity …

November 8, 2016 | EMMS

Science in verse

One of our previous students Richard Cottrell  had his masters dissertation work published. His wife thought it was a bit impenetrable so she created this poem for his family.

October 25, 2016 | EMMS

Spitfire DTP NERC studentship

NERC DTP SPITFIRE PhD project, entitled “Climate change and changes in zooplankton biomass in the North Atlantic” Please click to see to the studentship advert. Information for applicants on how to apply can be found at:

October 24, 2016 | EMMS

Words from one of our alumni …..

My masters year studying EBMMS at St Andrews and SAMS was a fantastic and incredibly useful investment in my future. While I enjoyed my undergraduate degree in Biology several years earlier, I found myself lacking quantitative skills that were becoming …

April 4, 2016 | EMMS

News from Tammi Warrender – EMMS student graduated 2015

I am currently living and working in the Cayman Islands and have been since New Year. I am working for the Cayman Government, Department of Environment (DoE) who are involved in many collaborative and independent research projects. My curiosities still …

March 23, 2016 | EMMS

Antarctic expedition underway!

The 4th Antarctic expedition of our MSc students is underway – This is the field course component of the optional module top predator ecology in polar regions. You can read about our exploits on the Antarctic expedition blog……

March 16, 2016 | EMMS

New publication by one of our EMMS graduates

A new publication by one of our EMMS graduates can be viewed here:

February 2, 2016 | EMMS

Reflections from a newly graduated student

Having already completed an undergraduate degree at the University of St Andrews, my decision to remain and complete a postgraduate degree was in some ways both difficult and easy – difficult in the sense that I was keen to broaden …

December 10, 2015 | EMMS