october, 2017

28oct10:00 am5:00 pmYMB Summit 2017The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom Event Organized By: The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

Event Details

Young Marine Biologist (YMB) is the MBA’s membership category for under 18s passionate about marine biology. Our young members aspire to become marine biologists and are eager to gain experience and make well-informed decisions regarding their career.

The YMB Summit 2017 is a new initiative that reflects the MBA’s commitment to continue nurturing young people’s passion and enthusiasm for marine biology with the aim:

  • To facilitate inclusion of young members in the marine biology community;

  • To provide opportunities for networking, and meeting other marine biologists and representatives from marine biology course providers.

Description: A one day event exclusive to 12-18-year-old YMB members consisting of talks and workshops delivered by experts and YMB members themselves, opportunities to meet scientists and other young marine biologists, and a careers Q&A session. It will provide an academically nourishing environment to gain valuable experience and ask important questions help take the first steps towards a successful career in marine biology.

Who should attend? This event is exclusive to 12-18 year-old YMB members aspiring for and looking to gain valuable experience towards a career in marine biology. 

What is included? Talks, and workshops delivered by marine biology experts; event welcome pack; sandwich lunch; tea, coffee and refreshments throughout.

If you are not already a member, you can join before registering here http://www.mba.ac.uk/young-marine-biologist-ymb

Bursaries: We are looking to secure sponsorship to be able to assist you with the cost of the event. If the cost of the event is likely to stop you from attending, please contact us by emailing ymb@mba.ac.uk

Refund Policy: Cancellations received 7 days or more before the event will be refunded in full. Cancellations after this time will be refunded if the place on the course can be filled, otherwise the following will apply: 7 – 5 days before the event will receive a 50% refund on the total course cost and cancellations received within five days of the event will not automatically be entitled to a refund.


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

Citadel Hill, Plymouth, PL1 2PB