Previous SOI seminars

may 2020

21may1:00 pm2:00 pmTBDEdda Magnusdottir 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI Lecture Theatre

april 2020

02apr1:00 pm2:00 pmWhale microbiomes: Insights from skin, blow and guts and potential use in health monitoringAmy Appril1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

february 2020

13feb1:00 pm2:00 pm“AI and Marine Science”.Fraser Macdonald1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI Lecture Theatre Speaker organisation: The Datalab

06feb1:00 pm2:00 pmSeals as indicators of environmental change in the Arctic: A new framework for detecting change in Arctic EcosystemsDr Rachel Jeffreys1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI Lecture Theatre Speaker organisation: University of Liverpool

november 2019

28nov1:00 pm2:00 pmAcoustic Communication in Amazonian DolphinsGabriel Melo Alves dos Santos1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI Lecture Theatre Speaker organisation: University of St Andrews

21nov1:00 pm2:00 pmAssessing the performance of open source, semi-automated pattern recognition software for harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) photo-identification dataIzzy Langley1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI Lecture Theatre Speaker organisation: University of St Andrews

15nov1:00 pm2:00 pmIntegrating population and individual scale movement into fisheries managementPeter Wright1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI Lecture Theatre Speaker organisation: Marine Scotland Science

14nov1:00 pm2:00 pmSeals and Killers in the Roaring Forties: Subantarctic Marion Island's Marine Mammal ProgrammeP.J.N. (Nico) de Bruyn1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI Lecture Theatre Speaker organisation: University of Pretoria

06nov4:45 pm5:45 pmThe 2019 Buckland Lecture "Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: superfish of the oceans"Dr Lucy Hawkes4:45 pm - 5:45 pm SOI Lecture Theatre Speaker organisation: University of Exeter

01nov1:00 pm2:00 pmFaunaTag and tagOS: an emerging tag platform for marine and terrestrial physiology and ecology researchDave Haas1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI Lecture Theatre Speaker organisation: Duke University

october 2019

17oct1:00 pm2:00 pmHarbour seals in a tidally energetic environment: movement ecology and the effects of a renewable energy installationJoe Onoufriou1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI old lecture theatre Speaker organisation: SMRU

10oct1:00 pm2:00 pmApplied and basic research on bats and toothed whales – peeking into the toolboxJens Koblitz1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI new Speaker organisation: Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior, Constance, Germany

september 2019

04sep1:00 pm2:00 pmThe heat is on: investigating new applications for thermal infrared imagery in glacier-ocean systemsTasha Snow1:00 pm - 2:00 pm SOI new Speaker organisation: University of Colorado Boulder

june 2019

27jun12:00 pm1:00 pmRiver Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship Threatened by Global ChangeProf. Thomas S. Bianchi12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Arts building Speaker organisation: University of Florida

may 2019

14may1:00 pm2:00 pmJoint CBD/SOI seminar: Applications in Marine ImagingStefan Williams1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of Sydney

02may1:00 pm2:00 pmFrom Pole to Pole in 60 minutesLars Boehme1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of St Andrews

april 2019

25apr1:00 pm2:00 pmAntarctic Circumnavigation Expedition: Southern Ocean predator-prey interactionsAndrew Brierley, Camille Le Guen and Roland Proud1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Bute Lecture Theatre A Speaker organisation: University of St-Andrews

march 2019

21mar1:30 pm2:00 pmResting characteristics and time budget of humpback whales in foraging groundsYu Akiyama1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of Tokyo

21mar1:00 pm1:30 pmBody tissue density of humpback whales in feeding grounds: do fatter whales stop feeding?Kagari Aoki1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of Tokyo

14mar1:00 pm2:00 pmMovement of harbour seals captured by individual based modelMagda Chudzinska1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of St-Andrews

07mar1:00 pm2:00 pmSkating through the decades: The data behind an MPAJames Thorburn1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of St-Andrews

february 2019

21feb1:00 pm2:00 pmSolutions to statistical non-problems that make things worseMichael Morrissey1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of St Andrews

07feb1:00 pm2:00 pmThe Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) in the Mediterranean Sea: findings from a long-term study in the Pelagos SanctuaryMassimiliano Rosso 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: CIMA Research Foundation

january 2019

31jan1:00 pm2:00 pmSeabirds enhance coral reef productivity and functioning in the absence of invasive ratsNick Graham1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Lancaster University

24jan1:00 pm2:00 pmCost Effective Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks and applications in BioacousticsJeff Neasham1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Newcastle University

december 2018

13dec1:00 pm2:00 pmWhat are the main threats to marine mammals today and how can we address them?Rebecca Lent1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Executive Secretary of the International Whaling Commission

06dec1:00 pm2:00 pmMarine litter, microplastics and marine mammalsSarah Nelms1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of Exeter, Plymouth Marine Laboratory and Visiting Research Fellow University of St Andrews

november 2018

30nov12:00 pm1:00 pmFrom individuals to ecosystems: using bio-logging technology to mitigate risk and develop conservation measures for cetaceansAri Friedlaender12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: UC Santa Cruz

29nov1:00 pm2:00 pmRemember the titans: Exploring the function, ontogeny, and evolution of the male northern elephant seal vocal displayCaroline Casey 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of California Santa Cruz

22nov1:00 pm2:00 pmFisheries and Ecosystem Management for Lake VictoriaDr Robert Kayanda1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Director of Fisheries Resource Monitoring and Research, Lake Victoria Fisheries Organisation, Uganda

01nov4:30 pm5:00 pmThe evolution of science and management of wild Atlantic salmon: past, present and futureDr Ronald Campbell4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Lecture Room 3 - The Gateway, St-Andrews

october 2018

25oct1:00 pm2:00 pmTop-down pressure on a coastal ecosystem from a recovered harbour seal populationDr Geert Aarts1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Wageningen Marine Research, the Netherlands

11oct1:00 pm2:00 pmWhale Tales. Forty years of whale researchPhil Clapham1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Byre Theatre Speaker organisation: Alaska Fisheries Science Center

september 2018

20sep1:00 pm2:00 pmCumulative Effects of Stressors on Marine MammalsPeter Tyack1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: SMRU

july 2018

26jul1:00 pm2:00 pmHumpback whales distribution in a breeding areaGui Bortolotto1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: SMRU, CREEM

may 2018

31may1:00 pm2:00 pmNorwegian killer whalesEve Jourdain 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building

24may1:00 pm2:00 pmOverlap between human activities and movements of humpback whales & killer whales in Nord-Norwegian fjord systemsEvert Mul1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: The Arctic University of Norway (UiT – Tromsø, Norway); VISTA Scholar (PhD), The Norwegian Acadamy of Science and Letters (Oslo, Norway)

april 2018

26apr1:00 pm2:00 pmAdvancements in ecosystem-based approaches to Marine Spatial Planning in South AfricaAmanda Lombard1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Institute for Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa

march 2018

22mar1:00 pm2:00 pmA noise avoidance behavior model for migrating whalesJohn R. Buck & Peter L. Tyack1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: UMass Dartmouth (JRB) & Univ. of St Andrews (PLT)

06mar1:00 pm2:00 pmMale streaked shearwaters adjust their trip duration based on the presence or absence of paired femalesMiho Sakao1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Dyers Brae Seminar Room Speaker organisation: The University of Tokyo

05mar1:00 pm2:00 pmAn overview of new trends in data analysis with data science and machine learningBenjamin Ricaud1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

december 2017

07dec1:00 pm2:00 pmDemographic consequences of individual variation in foraging and migration in seabirdsFrancis Daunt1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

05dec1:00 pm2:00 pmDrag from fishing fear entangling right whales: a major extinction risk factorJulie van der Hoop1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: Aarhus University, Denmark

november 2017

30nov1:00 pm2:00 pmSediment traps as tools to assess the seasonal trends of pelagic amphipods in the Northern Scotia SeaHarry Gunning1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building

october 2017

12oct1:00 pm2:00 pmPenguins caught in an ecological trapDr Richard Sherley1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lecture Theatre D, Bute Building Speaker organisation: University of Exeter

 

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