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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reef Earth & Environmental Sciences
coral Earth & Environmental Sciences
cold water Earth & Environmental Sciences
habitat Earth & Environmental Sciences
coral reef Earth & Environmental Sciences
horse Earth & Environmental Sciences
bacterium Earth & Environmental Sciences
hydrocarbon Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1993 2018

A checklist of marine bryozoan taxa in Scottish sea regions, with comparisons to diversity in other geographic regions and notes on distribution

Rouse, S., Loxton, J., Jones, M. E. S. & Porter, J. 20 Mar 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : ZooKeys.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Ink
Nanoparticles
Industry
Zinc Oxide
Daphnia
Nanostructures
Zebrafish
Rodentia
Oxidative Stress
Embryonic Structures

Prizes

Independent Research Fellowship

Sebastian John Hennige (Recipient), 1 Oct 2013

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

tissue culture
corals
climate change
habitats

Public Engagement and Advocacy Award

Laura C. Wicks (Recipient), 2 Jun 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2008 2018

Press / Media

Orkney’s shipwreck graveyard is bursting with life

Joanne Porter

16/05/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Microplastics in Orkney

Mark G. J. Hartl

19/01/1825/01/18

6 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

North Sea plastic pollution goes under the microscope

Mark G. J. Hartl

25/05/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research