PlyMSEF Annual Spring Public Lecture 2017
  • National Marine Aquarium, Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth PL4 0LF

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The 2017 Plymouth Marine Science & Education Foundation (PlymSEF) Spring Public Lecture will be given by Professor David Sims from the Marine Biological Association and the University of Southampton.

David is a Marine Biological Association (MBA) Senior Research Fellow and Professor of Marine Ecology at the University of Southampton. His research focuses on understanding the patterns, mechanisms and causes of predator movement and the consequences for population conservation. 

His research has been recognised by several awards including the FSBI Medal of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles and the Stanley Gray Silver Medal from the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology. 

David achieved a first class honours degree in Marine Biology from Plymouth University in 1991 and obtained his doctorate in 1994 while holding an Appeal Award PhD Studentship from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). In 2000, after being Lecturer in zoology at Aberdeen University he moved to the MBA. More about David

The lecture starts at 19:30. All are welcome to this free event but booking is essential.

Contact the National Marine Aquarium for queries.

The Plymouth Marine Science & Education Foundation (PlyMSEF) is a charitable body established to advance education in marine science and related subjects. Its work is overseen by trustees from marine organisations across Plymouth, including Professor Martin Attrill, Director of Plymouth University’s Marine institute.

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