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Welcome!

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  Welcome to the UK & Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM). Established in 2006, the chapter’s aim is to bring together students who are interested in and study marine mammals from across the United Kingdom & Ireland. Find out more about us here.

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UKIRSC21 Registration is now OPEN!

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The UK & Ireland Regional Student Chapter for the Society of Marine Mammalogy is pleased to announce:   Registration for our 15th annual conference is now OPEN         We welcome applications to present your work: Talk – 8 min (max) pre-recorded talk followed by live Q&As. Poster – available throughout the conference with the opportunity for live Q&As during dedicated poster sessions.   The talks and posters will also be made available to conference attendees for a short period of time...

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Check out our 2021 workshops!

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Workshops on offer at UKIRSC 2021   We’re very pleased to announce that we have three exciting workshops organised for the UKIRSC 2021 conference in June. The exact timings of the workshops are yet to be confirmed, but we hope to be able to spread them out over the two day conference so that attendees do not have to choose between them.   Data Visualisation in R with the Coding Club Are you keen to improve your data visualisation skills in R? Learn how to create graphs that best present your research story? If so, join our...

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Introductory talk by Dr Carol Sparling

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Introducing our first invited speaker!   We are very pleased to announce that our UKIRSC 2021 introductory talk will be given by Dr Carol Sparling, Director of the Sea Mammal Research Unit and professional sponsor of the UKIRSC.  

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2021 Conference… ONLINE!

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THE CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ONLINE   The UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter (UKIRSC) of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) announces…   The 15th annual conference!    Due to the ongoing pandemic, the conference will be held online!  But as usual, you can expect your committee to do its best to organise a great conference, with fascinating talks from your peers and our invited speakers, as well as exciting workshops! The online event will be held, as planned, on 23rd – 26th of June 2021. Deadlines for...

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Time for introductions: the new UKIRSC 2021 committee!

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We are excited to introduce you to your new (and older!) UKIRSC 2021 committee members! Laura Palmer (Sea Mammal Research Unit & University of Bristol) and James Robbins (University of Portsmouth) have joined Cynthia Barile (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology), Izzy Langley (Sea Mammal Research Unit), Laura Oller (Abertay University) and María Pérez Tadeo (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology). You want to know us a little better? We tell you everything about us on the committee page… After a great conference in Ireland, we are...

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2020 registration now open!

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2020 registration is now open! We are pleased to announce that the registration and abstract submission for the 14th annual UK & Ireland Regional Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy conference is now open! Deadline for both registration and abstract submission is Friday 20th December 2019. Check out our 2020 conference page for details of the event.

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2020 Conference Announcement!

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The UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter (UKIRSC) of the Society for Marine Mammalogy is pleased to announce its 14th annual student conference. The meeting will take place on the 10th – 11th of January 2020 at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in Galway, Republic of Ireland. Deadline for registration and abstract submission is 20th December 2019. For further details, visit our 2020 conference page. We’ll hopefully see you there! Cynthia, Izzy, Laura, María, Becky & Natalie UKIRSC...

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Meet the UKIRSC 2020 committee!

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The UKIRSC has a new committee for 2020! We are Cynthia Barile (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology), Izzy Langley (Sea Mammal Research Unit), Laura Oller (Abertay University), María Pérez Tadeo (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology), Becky Phillips (Swansea University) and Natalie Sinclair (University of St Andrews). Check out the committee page to find out more about us… After a fantastic and well attended conference in Swansea 2019, we can’t wait to see you all at the UKIRSC 2020. We thank the members of the 2019 committee for...

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Announcement of 2019 UKIRSC Conference!

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The UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter (UKIRSC) of the Society for Marine Mammalogy is pleased to announce its 13th annual student conference. The meeting will take place on the 24th – 26th of January 2019 at Swansea University, Wales. Deadline for registration and abstract submission is 5th January 2019. For full details and to register, visit our 2019 conference page.   All the best, Will, Claudia, Katherine, Heather & Alesha UKIRSC Committee

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