Professional Development Course: Marine Research Techniques & Conservation

Last remaining spaces available on the upcoming Professional Development Course: Marine Research Techniques & Conservation: aimed at marine science students, graduates and environmental professionals looking to enhance their career skills.

This course is accredited by the Institute of Marine, Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST). 

The three-day training course includes lectures, interactive discussion and practical sessions aimed at introducing scientific techniques in marine megafauna research and conservation and covers themes such as marine mammal health, photo identification, passive acoustic monitoring, elasmobranch tracking, advice on careers in marine science and science communication.

The course is delivered by  Niru Dorrian, Dr Els Vermeulen, Lorenzo Scala and Elasmobranch ecologist Dr James Thorburn.

Student Fee: £250
Professional Fee: £300

Price includes bed & breakfast, lunches and evening meals for 2 nights. Course material and a certificate of attendance.

Accommodation at Millport field station (near Glasgow, Scotland) is provided for two nights inclusive of all meals and is based on two persons sharing a twin room, with shared shower facilities. Single bedrooms are available upon request for a supplementary fee. Should you wish to be placed with a colleague or friend please inform us at the time of booking and we will strive to arrange this.

Bookings can be made via the link –

Email enquires to niru(at)whalefish(dot)org