Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland


The latest updates from our community


Masters Projects with NatureScot (deadline end of Feb)

  • 2x Understanding wildlife interactions with tidal turbines by analysing video footage
    • Continuing previous projects, working with Aquatera (environmental consultants)
    • A similar project with Nova (tidal energy developer)


Dec – MASTS & universities co-ordinate MSc summer projects

End of Feb – Students submit interest for MSc projects (round 1) – specific deadline to be confirmed.

March – interviews

Jun/ Jul / Aug – MSc dissertations fieldwork, project work


Application form: ME & SCS student placements – NatureScot Student Expression of Interest Form – 2022-23

Contact: Carol Hume and Ruth Paterson, please use both emails: [email protected] and [email protected]



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.