Awards and Funding News

October 28, 2016

EBS Award Winners 2016

The Emily B. Shane Award (EBS) supports conservation-oriented, non-harmful field research on free-ranging Odontocetes and Sirenians. The award honours Emily B. Shane (1924-1995), a fine amateur naturalist and dedicated conservationist. There were more than 30 eligible applicants for the 2016 awards and many thanks to the two review teams who assessed the proposals. The 2016 […]

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September 26, 2016

2016 Small Grants-in-Aid of Research Recipients

Forty-eight applications from 15 countries were received for the 2016 SMM Small Grants-in-Aid of Research program. The Society was able to fund 12 of the applications. All applicants received valued feedback on their proposals from the members of the Committee of Scientific Advisors who evaluated the applications. The award recipients will be conducting a range […]

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June 1, 2016

Small Grants-in-Aid of Research Program Accepting Proposals June 1-30 2016

The Society for Marine Mammalogy would like to inform eligible members (see below) that this year’s application window opens on 1 June 2016. Applications will be accepted during the entire month of June. The Committee of Scientific Advisors will review applications and make recommendations on funding with decisions announced before 1 September 2016. The awards […]

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May 21, 2016

The John E Heyning Award 2016

John E. Heyning was a marine biologist with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County who furthered research on whales and helped build one of the world’s largest collections of marine mammals. As the museum’s deputy director and one of its curators, he was instrumental in amassing its more than 4,000 specimens. Only the […]

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February 16, 2016

Nominations for ECI and IRPE Prize Winners

ECI and IRPE Prize Winners Nominations for ECI and IRPE Prize Winners Since 1986, the International Ecology Institute in Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany (Founder Prof. Dr Otto Kinne) has selected each year two top performers in the field of ecology: the winner of the Ecology Institute (ECI) Prize (which carries an endowment of €6000) and the winner […]

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