Student & Professional News

June 29, 2022

Webinar with panelists exploring the experiences of women in the field of marine mammal science

We invite you to participate in a webinar on the “Experiences of Women in Marine Mammal Science” taking place from Tuesday, July 19, 2022, from 4-6pm GMT+1. Organized by the Women in Marine Mammal Science (WIMMS) Initiative, in association with the Society for Marine Mammalogy Ad-hoc Diversity and Inclusion Committee, this webinar will consist of […]

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June 1, 2022

2022-2023 Small Grants in Aid of Research Program Now Accepting Applications

The Society for Marine Mammalogy would like to inform eligible members (see below) that this year’s Small Grants in Aid of Research application window is now open. 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 in early […]

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May 13, 2022

SMM Seminar Editors’ Select Series: Feeding tactics of resident Bryde’s whales in New Zealand

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 questions. All are welcome. Thursday, May 19th at 4 pm PDT / 7 […]

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April 16, 2022

2022 Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship Winners

In 2022, the Louis M. Herman Research Scholarship received 17 proposals from Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Hong Kong SAR, Madagascar, Mexico, Nicaragua, Scotland and the United States of America. The quality of submissions was extremely high, so much so that the Awards Committee is delighted to announce that this year there are two successful applicants; […]

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April 4, 2022

Last chance to vote on proposed SMM bylaws, constitution and membership structure changes

Dear Members, This is your final reminder to vote on several important pieces of Society business. There are many changes to our governing documents, including term limits, changing membership types, approving a stipend for our journal editor and more. It is also time to vote for or against a change in our membership dues structure […]

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