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Marine Biological Association (MBA)

The Marine Biological Association (MBA) is a leading marine biological research organisation, founded in the UK in 1884 and granted a Royal Charter in 2013 in recognition of its status in marine biology. The MBA research programme addresses key issues in biogeochemical and ecological processes and runs a programme of long-term sustained observations in the marine environment. The MBA provides a range of state-of-the-art facilities and expertise along with access to diverse coastal and offshore ecosystems. MBA is a member of several successful networks of excellence, including Euromarine MarBEF, Marine Genomics Europe, EMODnet, and is a founding partner of the EMBRC.

MBA will offer TA and will contribute to NA2, NA3, NA4, JRA1, JRA2, JRA3 and JRA4.

Research topics: 
  1. Phytoplankton biology
  2. Algal signaling
  3. Algal viruses
  4. Marine microbes and biogeochemical processes
  5. Movement ecology, behavior and population structure
  6. Marine biodiversity and climate change
Acronym: 
MBA
Founded: 
1884
Director: 
Colin Brownlee
Owner: 
MBA
Employees: 
56
Number of research groups: 
5
Address: 
Citadel Hill
Plymouth
Devon
PL1 2PB
United Kingdom
Location: 
Plymouth, Devon
Parent Member Country: 
United Kingdom
EMBRC Partner: 

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