Event news

Event news items are listed below.

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Everyone’s Gliding Observatories (EGO) Conference

26–27 September 2016 – more than 150 scientists and engineers from universities, research centres and businesses around the world will make their way to Southampton to take part in ‘Everyone’s Gliding Observatories’, the 7th international conference on autonomous ocean gliders and their applications.

Into the blue Manchester

NERC are bringing their science to the North West in a series of events during October.

RRS Discovery in Liverpool

Into the blue – RRS Discovery in Liverpool

4–7 October 2016 We live and breathe science. From the air in our lungs to whether of not it rains today, environmental science explains much of what happens to us. Did you know that air quality matters to your health? Or that the sea provides more vital resources than simply a tasty dinner?

Marine Science Co-ordination Committee (MSCC) Plenary 21–22 September 2016

UK Marine Science Strategy

The MSCC will be holding one of only two Plenary meetings held per year at NOC on the 21–22 September 2016.

The MSCC is a steering committee which identifies opportunities for the alignment and development of UK marine science to inform policy decisions and forward the implementation of the UK Marine Science Strategy.

Challenger Society 2016 Conference

Challenger Society for Marine Science

5–8 September 2016 – The 17th biennial Challenger Society for Marine Science conference will be held in Liverpool, jointly hosted by the National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool University and Liverpool John Moores University.

New UK marine technology show launched

The UK’s National Oceanography Centre is to host a brand new Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase in November this year.

International Festival of Business – INVESTINBLUE

NVESTINBLUE – a unique two day event promoting UK maritime infrastructure development, high technology projects, products, systems and services to the world.

Seawork 2016

14-17 June 2016, Southampton

The NOC will be based on Stand PY48 throughout the show discussing how it is currently working in partnership with marine businesses.

GeoHab 2016

GeoHab 2016 (credits: Natural England, CCO, MCA, Dorset Wildlife Trust, University of Southampton, NOC)

2-6 May 2016 –

GEOHAB (Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping) is an international association of marine scientists studying biophysical (i.e., geologic and oceanographic) indicators of benthic habitats and ecosystems as proxies for biological communities and species diversity.

G7 meet at NOC

Reception at the SeaCiity museum