Centre for Marine Biology and Biodiversity

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The CMBB is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on the challenges of understanding marine biodiversity, unlocking the biotechnological potential of marine organisms and understanding how marine life can cope with environmental change.

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Water Medicine & Life Sciences
coral Earth & Environmental Sciences
reef Earth & Environmental Sciences
Oceans and Seas Medicine & Life Sciences
Bacteria Medicine & Life Sciences
Hydrocarbons Medicine & Life Sciences
Anthozoa Medicine & Life Sciences
bacterium Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1993 2018

A cross-species and model comparison of the acute toxicity of nanoparticles used in the pigment and ink industries

Brown, D. M., Johnston, H. J., Gaiser, B. K., Pinna, N., Caputo, G., Culha, M., Kelestemur, S., Altunbek, M., Stone, V., Roy, J. C., Kinross, J. H. & Fernandes, T. F. 6 Feb 2018 In : NanoImpact. 11, p. 20–32 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aluminum oxide

Community-level sensitivity of a calcifying ecosystem to acute in situ CO2 enrichment

Burdett, H., Perna, G., McKay, L., Broomhead, G. & Kamenos, N. A. 25 Jan 2018 In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 587, p. 73-80 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coralline alga

Current status of deepwater oil spill modelling in the Faroe-Shetland Channel, Northeast Atlantic, and future challenges

Gallego, A., O'Hara Murray, R., Berx, B., Turrell, W. R., Beegle-Krause, C. J., Inall, M., Sherwin, T., Siddorn, J., Wakelin, S., Vlasenko, V., Hole, L. R., Dagestad, K. F., Rees, J., Short, L., Rønningen, P., Main, C. E., Legrand, S., Gutierrez, T., Witte, U. & Mulanaphy, N. Feb 2018 In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 127, p. 484-504 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

oil spill
oil spills
Oil spills


Independent Research Fellowship

Sebastian John Hennige (Recipient), 1 Oct 2013

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Public Engagement and Advocacy Award

Laura C. Wicks (Recipient), 2 Jun 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2008 2018

EIMR 2018

Woolf, D. K. (Organiser), Porter, J. (Member of programme committee)
24 Apr 201827 Apr 2018

Activity: Participation in conference

Advances and Benefits in Survey Methodologies

Porter, J. (Speaker)
4 Oct 2017

Activity: Invited talk

Press / Media

North Sea plastic pollution goes under the microscope

Mark G. J. Hartl


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Research

Scotch Whisky's Future May Rest on Restoration

William Sanderson


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Research

Ghostfishing UK citizen science project

Joanne Porter


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Research