You want to be involved in the writing of our network's blog posts or have an event idea that would help strengthen our MARIS ECR network, be in touch with us: 

The UCT-MARiS Comms Team is looking out for volunteers to assist us in providing marine related content especially involving interdisciplinary research, whether it may focus on your current research, fieldtrips, cruises, conferences, workshops, events, etc., we want to know what is happening in the marine and Antarctic sphere and share it with our networks.

If you are interested in getting involved (once-off or long-term) on a voluntary basis with the MARiS Comms Team in:

  • writing up a blog,
  • promoting events and opportunities,
  • suggesting ideas for marine science communication or
  • providing media that will promote marine research,

then we would love for you to fill in this short form.

For all content and queries, please feel free to mail us at

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