The SMMR Network (SMMR-Net) is a new, developing community of researchers and policy stakeholders, who see mutual benefit in discussing their respective challenges and opportunities in order to develop more holistic solutions to marine management.

SMMR-Net aims to be an inclusive and interdisciplinary community, with membership and scope well beyond the UKRI SMMR Programme and funded projects. The network launched back in April with an open-invite, interactive workshop, in which 100 participants took part in discussions to shape its development.

It is clear that interdisciplinary research is key for delivering holistic, solutions-based approaches to some of the greatest challenges facing society and the environment. The objectives of the network are to support the development of interdisciplinary skills and capacity among its members, by providing:

You can begin and contribute to discussions in our forum, find news stories, updates and opportunities on our community news page, or sign up to our mailing list. We will soon be launching a Connect Area, where users will be able to search for contacts in various fields. Watch this space!

Feel free to email queries or suggestions to net@smmr.org.uk.


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