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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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UKIRSC 2022 – Workshops Announcement

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 UKIRSC 2022 Conference Workshops   We are pleased to announce three workshops for the upcoming January 2022 conference! 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. Further details on workshops will be posted in the months running up to the conference.   Spatial Analysis and Mapping in R Would you like to learn more about spatial analysis, and how to migrate your GIS workflow to R? Then this is...

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2022 Conference Announcement

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The 16th Annual Conference – January 2022!   Since the last conference in June, the organising committee has been working hard to develop another exciting programme. While we were determined to hold the next event in person, we have made the decision to hold UKIRSC 2022 virtually once more, given the uncertainty about winter restrictions. This is to ensure the safety of our community, play our part in stopping the spread of COVID-19, and to allow everyone to attend no matter where you are currently based. We hope to see you all in person...

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Introducing the UKIRSC 2022 Committee!

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We are exicted to introduce you to the UKIRSC 2022 committee!   Laura Palmer (University of Bristol) and James Robbins (University of Portsmouth) from last year’s committee are joined by Julia Sutherland (SMRU, University of St. Andrews), Becca Hamilton (University of Manchester), Helen Hiley (Scottish Association for Marine Science), Maeva Terrapon (SMRU, University of St. Andrews) and Morgane Pommier (Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology). Have a look at our updated committee page to learn a little more about the 2022 committee...

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Registration is now closed for UKIRSC21

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Registration for UKIRSC21 has now closed, and we have had a record number of students apply to attend and present their work. If you are one of them, we will be in touch shortly!    

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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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