The Marine Biological Association

Promoting marine scientific excellence and representing the marine biological community since 1884

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MBA Education Events

The MBA Education team runs regular events for all levels of expertise, as well as running workshops and displays at national and regional exhibitions and conferences.

The MBA also runs regular survey events for members, details can be found  on the MBA Facebook Page.

The MBA also runs a series of annual and regular events including:

Link to Marine Biologist for a Day event

Marine Biologist for a Day

Every year we invite school and college students to visit the MBA and take part in a range of marine biological activities as part of National Science and Engineering Week. Find out more about how to get involved.


Beach Rangers

Beach Rangers takes place on Plymouth Beaches throughout most school holidays. Find out more about how to take part in these free events.



The MBA runs an annual Bioblitz with partners, as well as supporting and participating in Bioblitz events run by other organisations. Find out more about past and future Bioblitz events


Work Experience Week

Find out how to apply for our annual work experience week for 14 – 19 year school/ college students.