Society for Marine Mammalogy News

November 29, 2021

Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship 2022 now accepting applications

Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship 2022 Application OPEN NOW Criteria The Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship supports a research project that contributes to our understanding of either cetacean cognition and sensory perception (laboratory or field studies), or humpback whale behavioral ecology or communication. Work with other marine mammals that especially enhances our understanding of their […]

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November 18, 2021

Welcome to our new Ethics Committee Chair,  Dr. Karen Stockin and Aloha to Dr. Paul Nachtigall

Aloha, Dr. Paul Nachtigall will be stepping down after five years of guiding the SMM Ethics Committee.  His legacy of commitment to the SMM is worth mentioning again.  He presented his doctoral work at Ken Norris’ meeting in Santa Cruz in 1975, setting in motion  his strong involvement at the founding meeting in San Francisco […]

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November 5, 2021

Emily B. Shane Award Now Accepting Proposals

Greetings, members! The EBS Award 2021-22 is now looking for proposals. This fund is open to all Society members for projects that focus on free-ranging odontocete and sirenian species. Projects with clear conservation priorities for populations or habitat critical to these species will be scored highly. Research that also positively impacts local communities will also […]

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November 4, 2021

DEI Webinar: Intentionally Building Inclusive Spaces for Queer Scientists

You are invited to a webinar on Intentionally Building Inclusive Spaces for Queer Scientists Co-hosted by the SMM and Absolutely Smashing Event and Consulting’s Mindful Conservation on Thursday, 18 November 2021 12 PM–2 PM Eastern Daylight Savings Time About the Event To highlight matters of diversity, inclusion and equity (DEI) within the SMM, the ad hoc […]

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November 2, 2021

SMM Seminar Editors’ Select Series: Patterns of mortality in endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales

You are invited to the next edition of the SMM Seminar Editor’s Select Series. This series highlights the latest and most exciting marine mammal science published in the Marine Mammal Science Journal. The SMM created this series to give scientists and citizens around the world a chance to engage with marine mammal scientists, learn and […]

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