Society News

February 7, 2018

Survey oral tumours in cooperation with Dr. Gerhard Steenkamp

Sam Boulanger, a last year veterinary student from Ghent University, Belgium, in cooperation with Dr. Gerhard Steenkamp (University of Pretoria, South Africa), Prof. Dr. Lieven Vlaminck (Ghent University, Belgium), Prof. Dr. Sonja Boy (Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa) and Dr. Elke Pollaris (Ghent University, Belgium) is conducting a literature review and survey in […]

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January 24, 2018

Louis M Herman Research Scholarship DEADLINE EXTENSION

ANNOUNCEMENT Aloha! The deadline for submissions for the Louis M Herman Research Scholarship has been extended to Friday 16th February 2018 (Hawaii midnight: GMT -10 hours) See here for the award announcement at SMM Halifax 2017 Background  Louis M. Herman, Ph.D. and Emeritus Professor at University of Hawaii at Manoa, was a pioneer and […]

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December 19, 2017

In Memoriam – Remembering Colleagues Lost 2015-2017

At each Biennial Conference, we honor those colleagues whom we have lost over the last two years. It is one of the most important things we do as a Society and a community. We wish to thank the family members, friends and colleagues who contributed their photos and memories of the 21 individuals included in […]

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October 12, 2017

Dr. Randy Reeves – 2017 Norris Award Winner

The Board of Governors and Board of Associate Editors have selected Randy Reeves as the winner of the Kenneth S. Norris Lifetime Achievement Award. This award was established in honor of the Society’s founding president as an acknowledgement of exemplary lifetime contributions to science and society through research, teaching, and service in marine mammal science. […]

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September 10, 2017


Poster Pods are a fun, free special event taking place during the 2017 SMM conference poster sessions WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER POSTER POD LEADERS. Leaders should have considerable knowledge in their research area so they can help lead an informed discussion with poster presenters (e.g., post-docs, research scientists, profs).  Sign up here if you want […]

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