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Latest News and Events

New research expedition to study the Southern Ocean carbon pump

RRS Discovery is currently sailing to remote waters beyond the southwest tip of Chile. This is part of an exciting project, led by the NOC, to understand how the Southern Ocean takes up and stores carbon from the atmosphere. The CUSTARD (Carbon... Read More

New funding for INSPIRE marine science PhD studentships at NOC

The Interdisciplinary Southampton Partnership for Investigators Researching the Environment (INSPIRE) partnership, which the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is part of, has been awarded 80 PhD studentships over the next five years. Led by the... Read More

Characterising the impacts of land-use change in the Belize coastal zone

On 29 October 2018, scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) began a multi-disciplinary program of fieldwork in Belize that aims to help characterise the impacts of changes in land-use management on coastal environments. This is a... Read More

Opportunities for media to join scientific expeditions on-board the RRS Discovery and RRS James Cook, as well as shore based deployments of autonomous vehicles, and events, will be posted here.

Media wishing to join a research expedition on a ship should read the Media Activities Aboard NERC Ships Policy and submit the formal request form contained within the document.

4-5 December 2018 - CommOCEAN 2018, St Mary's Stadium, Southampton
The 3rd International Marine Science Communication Conference will be hosted by the NOC in Southampton. Over 250 delegates working within ocean science communication from around the world will meet to discuss activity and build skills.

8 June 2019 - World Oceans Day & NOC Southampton Open Day 
Spokespeople will be available at our Liverpool and Southampton sites for World Oceans Day. 

A family friendly open day at our Southampton site. On display will be latest scientifc projects including our research into microplastics found in the deep ocean.

 

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