The Marine Mammal Center regularly hosts workshops and seminars on topics of global relevance. They feature leaders in ocean science and related disciplines, and often are open to the public.

Most Recent Events

"Seals and Ecosystem Health" Northwest Atlantic Seal Research Consortium (NASRC) Meeting

Date: May 1st and 2nd 2015
Location: Salem State University, MA.

Watkins Memorial Marine Mammal Bioacoustics Symposium

Date: March 26-29, 2015
Location: New Bedford Whaling Museum

Marine Mammal Tool Kit 3 Day Workshop

Dates: June 3-5, 2014
Location: Carriage House, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Seminar: “The Management of Marine Reptiles in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Queensland, Australia”

Friday, October 25, 2013
12 noon in the NEFSC Clark Conference Room, Woods Hole

International Marine Mammal - Longline Bycatch Mitigation Workshop

October 22-25, 2013
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


A Whale's Tale: chemical profiles provide first glimpse into the life of a blue whale

Friday November 16, 2012
Redfield Auditorium - 2 p.m.
Dr. Stephen Trumble
Integrative Physiologist, Baylor University

Life in the abyss - Social dynamics of deep-diving pilot whales

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Redfield Auditorium - 12:00 Noon
Dr. Frants Jensen
Danish Council for Independent Research Natural Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The auditory system of the minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata): A potential fatty sound reception pathway in a Mysticete cetacean

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Redfield Auditorium - 10:00 a.m.
Maya Yamato
Doctoral Dissertation Defense of Thesis

Science for right whale conservation: an outsider's view

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Redfield Auditorium - 12:00 Noon
Dr. Peter Corkeron
Leader, Large Whale Team Protected Species Branch NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center

Morphology and lipid biochemistry of fats associated with cetacean ears

Thursday, March 22 , 2012
Redfield Auditorium - 12:00 Noon
Ms. Maya Yamato
Ph.D. Candidate, Joint Program in Biological Oceanography

Short-term disturbance and the health of individuals and populations: approaches to quantify the potential biological significance of anthropogenic disturbance on cetaceans

Thursday, December 22, 2011
Redfield Auditorium - 12:00 Noon
Dr. Patrick Miller, PhD
Sea Mammal Research Unit, Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St Andrews, Scotland