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Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland


A marine science community delivering excellence and impact nationally and internationally.

Welcome to MASTS

Formed in 2009, the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) is a consortium of 18 organisations engaged in marine science and represents the majority of Scotland's marine research capacity.

MASTS Annual Science Meeting 2023

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Our vibrant community is constantly buzzing with news, events, funding opportunities, vacancies, as well as opportunities to get involved with our research forums and working groups. Be the first to know about all this and more by signing up to our weekly newsletter. It’s your ticket to getting more involved in MASTS and contributing to our dynamic network of marine science enthusiasts. Join us today and be a part of the MASTS experience.

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Events & Webinars

Find out more about mASTS


We organise our research across three themes and 12 active research forums spanning cutting edge technological marine sciences.

Annual Science Meeting

Each year we hold the largest gathering of marine scientists in Scotland.

Graduate School

Our thriving graduate school offers opportunities for students to complete advanced research at Scotland's top institutions.

MASTS Resources

We’re working behind the scenes to bring you a suite of useful, and updateable, resources including: 

  • Find an expert
  • Find facilities & equipment
  • MASTS Publications


If you would like to be updated when the resources section is live please let us know.