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July 14, 2017

Workshop: Not all is black and white: Identifying research challenges and solutions for the lesser known blackfish (28 October 2017)

We are pleased to announce the following workshop to be held on Saturday October 28th, 2017 at the upcoming SMM conference in Halifax. Title: Not all is black and white: Identifying research challenges and solutions for the lesser known blackfish Summary: This workshop will facilitate a gathering of scientists who study blackfish species (pilot whales, false killer […]

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Workshop: Developing Bayesian Belief Networks (BBNs) to improve decision-making during mass stranding events (29th October 2017)

We are pleased to announce a full day workshop entitled ” Developing Bayesian Belief Networks (BBNs) to improve decision-making during mass stranding events ” at the upcoming 22nd Biennial Conference of the Marine Mammal Society. The workshop will take place on Sunday 29th October from 0800 to 1700h and assemble scientists, vets, NGOs, government agencies and other stakeholders […]

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Workshop: Women in marine mammal science: Breaking down barriers to success (28 October 2017)

We are excited to be bringing the following full day workshop to the 22nd Biennial Marine Mammal Conference. Women in marine mammal science: Breaking down barriers to success.  Saturday October 28 8 am – 5 pm  A full summary of the workshop is below, in addition further information is available on our workshop website http://wimms.weebly.com/ We […]

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Workshop: Experimental Science in wild and captive marine mammals (28 October 2017)

  This workshop includes lectures from prominent scientists who have published on both facility-managed and wild animals (Sam Ridgway, Gerry Kooyman, Peter Tyack, Vincent Janik, Kathleen Dudzinski, Terrie Williams, Michael Moore, Paul Ponganis, Xavier Manteca, Cynthia Smith and Kelly Jaakkola). The workshop will provide insights into experimental science used in facilities and the wild to […]

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Workshop: Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) of marine mammals (28 October 2017)

We like to announce a workshop titled: “Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) of marine mammals” at the upcoming 22nd Biennial Conference of the Marine Mammal Society. This two day workshop will take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of October. Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM) has now been used in several large projects that have produced […]

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