Society News

August 1, 2019

Call for 2023 SMM Conference Venue Hosts

Aloha SMM Community- One of my responsibilities for the Society is to bring to the membership options for the venue for our 2023 Biennial (as a reminder 2021 will be in Florida). As we have in the past, we are reaching out to the membership to engage with groups who may wish to host the conference […]

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July 13, 2019

Help Keep Marine Mammal Science Accurate!

Hello! Would you like to get a head start on your marine mammal literature review and understanding of the remarkably diverse marine mammal species found globally? If yes, consider becoming a Wikipedia ® marine mammal species page curator. The Society for Marine Mammalogy Education Committee is looking for committed, passionate, and detail-oriented undergraduate/graduate students, recent graduates, […]

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May 14, 2019

2019 F.G. Wood Award and John R. Twiss Jr. Award Winners Announced

During the year of the biennial conference, the Society for Marine Mammalogy gives out two awards for student papers published in Marine Mammal Science.  The awards are F. G. Wood Award and the John R. Twiss, Jr. Award.      The Wood Award was established in honor of Forest G. Wood, a founding member of the Society […]

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May 10, 2019

Spring 2019 Vote Results: New Honorary Members Approved and Membership Expanded

Vera da Silva and Bernd Würsig elected as new Honorary Members In the spring 2019 vote, Members of the Society for Marine Mammalogy voted to elect Vera da Silva and Bernd Würsig as Honorary Members in recognition of their distinguished service to the field of marine mammalogy. Vera da Silva is a Senior Researcher at […]

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April 29, 2019

24 Hours until WMMC 2019 Abstract Submissions and Workshop Proposal Deadline

Greetings, This is a friendly reminder from your WMMC’19 Organizing Committee that there are 24 hours left before the abstract and workshop submission deadline – April 30, 2019 at midnight, Barcelona time (GMT +1). If you have not completed and/or submitted your abstract or workshop yet, please login to the conference system via ECS or SMM […]

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