Society News

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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April 26, 2019

WMMC Workshop Proposals Due In By April 30, 2019 at midnight, Barcelona time (GMT+1)

Greetings all, The deadline to submit workshop proposals for consideration at the upcoming World Marine Mammal Conference in Barcelona (Wednesday, April 30, 2019 at midnight, Barcelona time (GMT +1) is less than one week away! World Marine Mammal Conference-affiliated workshops are half day, full day, or two day events proposed by individual researchers (the “workshop leaders”) and […]

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April 24, 2019

23rd Annual Meeting of the Northwest Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (NWSSMM) (University of Washington, Seattle;18-19 May 2019)

This is a reminder to registerfor the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Northwest Student Chapter of the Society for Marine Mammalogy (NWSSMM) at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle on 18-19 May 2019! Registration cost is TBD (max of $15 USD) and will include breakfast, snacks, and lunch. Registration for the meeting will be […]

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