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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    Research Output

    Artificial reef design affects benthic secondary productivity and provision of functional habitat

    Rouse, S., Porter, J. S. & Wilding, T. A., Feb 2020, In : Ecology and Evolution. 10, 4, p. 2122-2130 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Downloads (Pure)

    Blue carbon audit of Orkney waters

    Porter, J., Austin, W., Burrows, M., Clarke, D., Davies, G., Kamenos, N., Riegel, S., Smeaton, C., Page, C. & Want, A., 14 Jan 2020, Marine Scotland Science. 96 p. (Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science; vol. 11, no. 3)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Open Access
  • Exposure to Pb-halide perovskite nanoparticles can deliver bioavailable Pb but does not alter endogenous gut microbiota in zebrafish

    Patsiou, D., del Rio-cubilledo, C., Catarino, A. I., Summers, S., Fahmi, A. M., Boyle, D., Fernandes, T. F. & Henry, T. B., 25 Jan 2020, In : Science of the Total Environment. 136941.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prizes

    Charles Lyell Award for Environmental Sciences

    Heidi Burdett (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

    Alastair Robert Lyndon (Recipient), 2009

    Prize: Election to learned society

    Graduate Teaching Award

    Alastair Robert Lyndon (Recipient), 18 Jun 2013

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


    Investigation of Anti-cancer natural products from Extreme Marine Environments

    Joanne Porter (Examiner)
    4 Apr 2019

    Activity: ExaminationExternal Examiner

    Orkney Blue Carbon Audit Project

    Joanne Porter (Speaker)
    3 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Marine Life of Wrecks in Scapa Flow and Blue Carbon Habitats

    Joanne Porter (Speaker), Andrew Want (Speaker)
    19 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Press / Media

    Microplastics in seagrass beds

    Mark G. J. Hartl


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research

    Effects of anthropogenic noise on marine mussels

    Mark G. J. Hartl


    8 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research