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Collaborations

The CRRU has enjoyed a wide range of partnerships/collaborations over the past 15 years, including, though not exhaustively, the following relationships:

  • Ongoing studies with the Universities of Aberdeen, St. Andrews, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin,, Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society and Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
  • An examination of the shifting patterns of cetaceans in Scottish waters with Dr. Colin MacLeod (Dept of Zoology, University of Aberdeen) 
  • Collaboration with the Veterinary Division of the Scottish Agricultural College on studies incorporating incidental strandings records, biopsies from dead cetaceans for dietary analysis and clinical findings supporting visual observations at sea 
  • MPhil, MRes and PhD studentships co-supervised in collaboration with the Universities of Bangor, Aberdeen, Strathclyde, Southampton, London, Portsmouth, St Andrews, Herriot-Watt and Nottingham
  • Members of the UK Marine Animal Rescue Coalition (MARC), providing specialist training and advice for other marine mammal rescue organisations in the UK and elsewhere in the world
  • Radio-tracking studies with the Whale Museum of Madeira (Portugal) and Cascadia Research Collective (USA)

Collaborators in 2011:

  • Universities: Bangor, Aberdeen, St. Andrews, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin
  • UK NGO’s: Care for the Wild International, Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society, Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust, Scottish Natural Heritage and the Marine Conservation Society 
  • International NGO’s: World Society for the Protection of Animals, Whale Museum of Madeira, Cascadia Research Collective, Tethys Research Institute, ORES Foundation for Marine Environment Research, Project Rugvin and the Phuket Marine Bioloical Center, Thailand 
  • Others: Scottish Agricultural College (SAC), HM Coastguard, British Divers Marine Life Rescue and Scottish SPCA
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