14th Annual UK and Ireland Society for Marine Mammalogy Student Chapter Conference (10-11 January 2020, Galway, Ireland)

The committee of the UK and Ireland Regional Student Chapter (UKIRSC) of the Society for Marine Mammalogy are pleased to announce our 14th annual conference. This year our meeting will be held on the 10th and 11th January 2020 at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in Galway, Republic of Ireland.

This is a free conference which aims to bring together students interested in marine mammals from across the UK and Ireland. We encourage students to present their work in the form of posters, speed talks and 15 minute slots, along with the opportunity to network. We will also be running workshops and organising talks by invited experts within the field.

The event will kick-off with an ice-breaker event on Thursday 9th January, and will close with a conference dinner on Saturday 11th January.Registration and abstract submission will be opening soon! Deadline for this will be the 20th December 2019.For more information please visit our website:


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