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Register now for the African Marine and Coastal Operational Services Webinar
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:45

This Networking Friday (30th Oct) session focuses on pan-continental African marine initiatives using EO data, technologies and services in support of African sustainable development. Register now! 

Impact of the Covid-19 crisis on marine Early Career Researchers
Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 12:15

UCT Marine Early Career Researchers (ECR) are invited to participate in a new survey about the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on Marine ECR, launched by the network OYSTER.


Research dives deep to understand climate impacts on whales
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 - 12:15

The Whales and Climate Program involves 25 researchers from six countries and aims to create models of humpback whale distributions under future climate-change scenarios and investigate how ocean changes influence their population status and conservation.

The AOS Experience
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 16:45

To get insights of the learning experience within the AOS MSc programme, we’ve asked students enrolled in the 2020 programme to share with us their perspective, particularly their learning curves during lockdown. Fortunate Shingange and Zanele Binase agreed to participate.

Two AOS students part of OceanWOMXN
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 12:00

Two prestigious Applied Ocean Science MSc students, Thando Mazomba and Sizwekazi Yapi, are part of the 2020 OceanWOMXN cohort and therefore part of the evolution of the research culture of Oceanography in South Africa. 

Applications for MSc in Applied Ocean Sciences now open!
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 12:45

If you have an interest in the ocean and its environment and are looking for a multi-disciplinary science Master degree, you might want to consider applying to the Applied Ocean Sciences (AOS) MSc.

Ma-Re Website Announcement
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 12:15

We are pleased to announce that the Ma-Re website is back to life!

ICEMASA Ocean Science Days 2018
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 14:30

Over the past decade, the Marine Research Institute (Ma-Re) at the University of Cape Town has established a strong and successful international partnership in ocean sciences with France through the International Joint Laboratory ICEMASA, and Norway through the Nansen-Tutu Centre (NTC). To celebrate the successful conclusion

FILAMO Workshop Wrap-up
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 11:15

The FILAMO project (along with Ma-Re) successfully ran a workshop on 'Movement Ecology of Marine Organisms' from 10-13 September 2018 at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

AOS Field Day
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 13:45

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!

Post-doctoral Fellowship at MaRe
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 09:00

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

2018 Women in Science Awards
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 08:45

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.