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Widening the Net - Making Marine Science Education Accessible

Our vision is to expand our educational reach by bringing students from low-SES, regional, and remote schools to SIMS to engage in marine science, to inspire learning and for many, to provide their very first experience of the ocean.
 
 
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Saving our Sea Lions
Dr Rachael Gray
Public Lecture 6th November 2019, 6.45PM


Dr Rachael Gray and her team from the University of Sydney have established a world-first treatment trial monitoring sea lion pup health and mortality in the Seal Bay colony on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Join us for this fascinating public lecture by Rachael and understand why our Australian sea lion numbers are decreasing and what we can do to help them recover

 
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Welcome to Peter Cochrane, new Chair of SIMS

SIMS is pleased to introduce our incoming Chair, Peter Cochrane who succeeds the long term Chair, John Keniry who resigned earlier this year. John's contributions over his nine years of service have been invaluable to the advancement of marine science  
And now an introduction to Peter Cochrane who has a longstanding passion for, and commitment to ,the conservation and wise use of the oceans and the vital supporting role of marine science. 

NEW CHAIR OF SIMS, PETER COCHRANE
Quantifying microplastics in the bodies of oysters

Whilst it has long been accepted that plastic pollution represents a pervasive threat to marine ecosystems worldwide, the full magnitude of environmental and biological risk posed by plastics remains largely unknown.
New research at SIMS and the University of Sydney is using novel techniques including infrared lasers to quantify microplastics and to determine the types of plastics found within the bodies of oysters
READ THE FULL DETAIL OF THE RESEARCH HERE
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