Society News

May 7, 2024

Editors’ Select Webinar, May 16th 2024: Are abrupt humpback whale song changes specific to the Southern hemisphere?

You are invited to the next edition of the SMM Editors’ Select Webinar 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 ask […]

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April 28, 2024

Conservation Grant Program 2024

The SMM Conservation Grant Program will be accepting proposals for new grants in July 2024. The SMM has established a conservation endowment to help fund grants to catalyze real conservation efforts for the world’s most endangered marine mammal species. How to enter: Eligibility and application details are available at marinemammalscience.org: call-for-smm-conservation-fund-proposals For more details or […]

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April 16, 2024

Winner Announced for the Louis M Herman Research Scholarship 2024

  Congratulations to Emma Chereskin for winning the Louis M Herman Research Scholarship 2024 for her proposal; “Vocal communication and the cooperative mind: Exploring vocally mediated collaboration during a polyadic cooperative act in wild bottlenose dolphins” Louis M. Herman, Ph.D. and Emeritus Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, will always be remembered […]

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April 8, 2024

Editors’ Select Webinar: Cost of migration and migratory timing in Western Australian humpback whales, with Grace Russell

You are invited to the next edition of the SMM Editors’ Select Webinar 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 ask […]

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March 13, 2024

SMM2024 Conference: Abstract and workshop submissions closing March 26!

Dear Marine Mammal Community, You are invited to join the Society for Marine Mammalogy’s 25th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals this November in Perth, Western Australia! Abstract and workshop proposal submissions for SMM2024 are due in two weeks time! The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 12 PM (noon), […]

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