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New position as Communications Assistant
We're looking for an enthusiastic young communications assistant to contribute to the international project AtlantECO.
International research project tackles the impact of climate change on whales
The Southern Ocean’s iconic humpback whale species is the focus of a major research project between South Africa, Australia and several countries from South America.
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Monday, 26 October 2020
AOS Field Day

The AOS class spent Tuesday (17th April) at sea learning some of the fundamentals of measurement in real-world conditions. Click though for some images of the day. We trust their sea legs are now stronger than before!

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 13:45
Post-doctoral Fellowship at MaRe

Ma-Re seeks a Research Associate (UCT post-doctoral research fellow) as part of the international project “Humpback Whales in a Changing Climate”...

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 09:00
2018 Women in Science Awards

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) calls for nominations for the 2018 South African Women in Science Awards (WISA).  The awards recognise and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and profile them as role models for younger women.

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 08:45
The Sailing Experience of Sanya Coast

The crew will be giving a first-hand account of their experience racing

Publication Date:
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 12:00

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The Institute's principal focus is research, which underpins its teaching, training, capacity development and consultancy activities. Hence it brings together active researchers in the field who add value to and benefit from this collaborative structure. At the Institution, observation, measurement, and collection of samples and data are accomplished by ship cruises, field trips and remote sensing by satellite. The institute’s array of multi-disciplinary researchers are involved in exciting inter-disciplinary projects.

The Institute also convenes a Masters degree in Applied Ocean Sciences.

Ma-Re also conducts an outreach and education programme for school learners. It focuses its outreach activities on school open days, university open days, National Science Week, the Grahamstown Science Festival held annually in the Eastern Cape and the Sci-Bono open day held annually in Gauteng.