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7 Dec 2018 at 15:15 @ SAMS William Speirs Bruce lecture room: All members of SAMS are invited to the annual general meeting

Annual Newth Lecture

7 Dec: Blue Future - how new technology is going to change our relationship with the global ocean' by Stephen Hall, Society for Underwater Technology

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Our events


7 Dec 2018 from 3.15 pm all members are warmly invited to our 104th annual general meeting at SAMS

Newth Lecture 2018

"Blue Future - how new technology is going to change our relationship with the global ocean" by Stephen Hall, CEO Society for Underwater Technology

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