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Science Advisory Board

Marine Scotland has a Science Advisory Board (SAB) to assure the independence, impartiality and quality of science delivered by its science Division, Marine Scotland Science (MSS). The SAB comprises academics from a range of UK universities who have specialist knowledge relevant to the areas of science covered by MSS. The SAB has four principal functions, to:

  • Ensure the science undertaken by MSS is objective and transparent;
  • Comment on the quality of the science;
  • Provide input on the determination of the Scottish Government marine science priorities; and
  • Raise any issues pertaining to the governance of the science programme

The membership of the Science Advisory Board is currently under review.