5th Edition of the Biennial Maldives Marine Science Symposium (MMSS) to Take Place in July 2024

PUBLISHED July 19, 2023 | updated July 19, 2023 04:31

The Maldives Marine Science Institute has announced its fifth edition of the biennial Maldives Marine Science Symposium (MMSS) series, the nation’s leading platform for the communication of marine research conducted in the Maldives. As the pioneers of marine research in the Maldives, the institute takes immense pride and joy that the fifth MMSS will also take place in the same year as Maldives Marine Science Institute marks its 40th anniversary. To celebrate this very special milestone, the fifth MMSS will feature a panel discussion in addition to oral and poster presentations.

MMSS has always fostered an exciting and fruitful exchange of ideas among the research community. Therefore, to ensure it continues this important rapport, the fifth symposium will also take place as a hybrid event, with opportunities for both in-person and virtual participation. The fifth MMSS intends to feature a variety of marine research areas, including fisheries, coral reef ecology, ecosystem dynamics, fisheries management, marine conservation, marine biodiversity, deep-sea ecology, climate change, resource use, spatial planning, marine pollution, mariculture, and oceanography.

 As per Maldives Marine Science institute, the submission of abstracts and attendance at the symposium is free of charge. Abstract submissions will be open in their next announcement in August 2023.  

Event Dates: 24- 25th July 2024.



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