YearEventWinnerInstituteTitle of research topicAward (€)Presented

MBA – MARS Poster Prizes – EMBS

2018EMBS 53, Ostend, BelgiumReyes SalasTime investment and territorial behaviour of lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus) during the pre-laying period
2018 EMBS 53, Ostend, BelgiumEva TuricchiaBioerosion: Seeing the invisible and touching the untouchable
2018 EMBS 53, Ostend, BelgiumEmmanuel Van AckerHuman exposure to algal toxins via sea spray aerosols
2017EMBS 52, Portorož, SloveniaZahra AlsaffarSoft-sediment macrobenthic assemblages in space and time: exploring patterns of variation in a hypersaline sub-tropical coastal lagoon
2017EMBS52, Portorož, SloveniaJacqueline JerneyEffect of hypoxia and bioturbation on genetic diversity of phytoplankton seed banks in the Baltic Sea
2017EMBS 52, Portorož, SloveniaSamu ElovaaraChanges in bacterial production in relation to annual variation in phytoplankton viability in coastal waters of the northern Baltic Sea
2017EMBS 52, Portorož, SloveniaSandra ThorsenFertilizer-derived nitrogen feeds algae bloom after flooding of farmland by managed realignment
2016EMBS 51, Rhodes, GreecePaul KotterbaThünen lnstitute of Baltic Research, Rostock, GermanyPredator impacts on inshare Baltic herring (Clupea harengus) larvae: Lions, tigers and bears – but where?250EMBS51, Poster presentations, Poster 102
2016EMBS 51, Rhodes, GreeceNikoletta DigkaHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Anavissos, GreeceMicroplastic ingestion in marine biota: A case study in the northern lonian Sea100EMBS51, Poster presentations, Poster 15
2016EMBS 51, Rhodes, GreeceDaniela de AbreuUniversidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, MozambiqueTropical seascapes as feeding grounds for juvenile penaeid shrimps in southern Mozambique revealed by stable isotopes approach100EMBS51, Poster presentations, Poster 50
2016EMBS 51, Rhodes, GreeceMerli PärnojaEstonian Marine lnstitute, Tallinn, EstoniaRelating ambient environment to the growth rate of Mytilus trossulus in the northern Baltic Sea.50EMBS51, Poster presentations, Poster 08
2016EMBS 51, Rhodes, GreeceLaura BrayMarine lnstitute, Plymouth University, UK:Can offshore structures operate as artificial reefs in the Mediterranean?50EMBS51, Poster presentations, Poster 32
2016EMBS 51, Rhodes, GreeceGiorgos ApostolopoulosUniversity of Athens, Marine Biology, Athens, GreeceEffects of winter phytoplankton bloom on the meiobenthic community of Maliakos Gulf.50EMBS51, Poster presentations, Poster 70

MARS poster prizes – EMBS

YearEventWinnerInstituteTitle of research topicAward (€)Presented
2015EMBS 50, Helgoland, GermanyAnn EvankowUniversity of Oslo, NorwayGenetic tools reveal diversity and structure of kelp forests in Norway250 
2015EMBS 50, Helgoland, GermanyChristopher GrossAlfred Wegener Institute, Helgoland, GermanyThe influence of submerged tetrapods on Helgoland’s subtidal mobile benthic community100 
2015EMBS 50, Helgoland, GermanyMerle BollenUniversity of Bremen, GermanyArtificial substrates inmarine habitats: effects on community composition and seaweed recruitment100 
2014EMBS 49, St. Petersburg, RussiaAlexei RolskiyKnipovic Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography, Murmansk, RussiaGenetic diversity of beaked redfish (Sebates mentella) populations in the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean200MARS newsletter 2014 09
2014EMBS 49, St. Petersburg, RussiaPenelope WilsonJoint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, UKUsing ecological groupings to assess the impact of human activities100MARS newsletter 2014 09
2014EMBS 49, St. Petersburg, RussiaAnna ArtemievaSt. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, RussiaPredators mediate the effect of foundation species in subtidal barnacle clusters50MARS newsletter 2014 09
2013EMBS 48, Galway, IrelandChloe KinsellaSchool of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, IrelandThe relation between stormwater pollution and rocky shore assemblages200MARS newsletter 2013-09
2013EMBS 48, Galway, IrelandAnna-Karin AlmenAbo Akademi University, FinlandEffects of ocean acidification on copepod reproduction and size100MARS newsletter 2013-09
2013EMBS 48, Galway, IrelandKatrin BohnSchool of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University, Wales, UKJuvenile mortality, not larval habitat choice determines the non-random distribution of the non-native gastropod Crepidula fornicata in the intertidal zone50MARS newsletter 2013-09
2013EMBS 48, Galway, IrelandJulia CalderwoodQueens University, Belfast, UKEffects of transportation stress on the physiological condition of Mytilus edulis and subsequent considerations for the benthic cultivation industry50MARS newsletter 2013-09
2012EMBS 47, Arendal, NorwayClarissa FraserCentre for Research on Ecological Impacts of Coastal Cities (EICC), University of Sydney, AustraliaLimpet orientation in response to changes in barnacle cover200 
2012EMBS 47, Arendal, NorwayJosefin SundinAnimal Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University, SwedenDating in murky waters100 
2011EMBS 46, Rovinj, CroatiaMarie-Caroline GoetzeInstitute for Ecology, Evolution and Diversity, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany3-D Reconstruction of eye morphology in Pectinidae200 
2011EMBS 46, Rovinj, CroatiaIvana PrusinaDept. of Aquaculture, University of Dubrovnik, CroatiaHeat shock protein (Hsp70) expression in two congeneric Mediterranean limpets – how much is too much stress100 
2011EMBS 46, Rovinj, CroatiaSilvija KipsonDivision of Biology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, CroatiaConservation status of the red gorgonian Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1826) populations from the Eastern Adriatic Sea100 
2010EMBS 45, Edinburgh, UKKerstin MaczassekLeibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IfM-Geomar), Kiel, GermanyGermination of bladderwrack Fucus vesiculosus under temperature and salinity stress250 
2010EMBS 45, Edinburgh, UKYasmin AppelhansLeibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IfM-GEOMAR), Kiel, GermanyYoung and sour. Seawater acidification influences feeding and growth of juvenile sea stars100 
2010EMBS 45, Edinburgh, UKMorgana TagliaroloLEMAR-UMR 6539, Plouzané, FranceAerial and underwater CO2 metabolism in intertidal mollusks – Preliminary data100 
2009EMBS 44, Liverpool, UKChris CesarSchool of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UKEvaluation of biological traits analysis for the examination of ecosystem functioning250MARS newsletter nr 9
2009EMBS 44, Liverpool, UKAnna VillnäsFinnish Environment Institute, Marine Research Center, FinlandDead or only almost dead: The importance of increasing stress for benthic ecosystem functioning100MARS newsletter nr 9
2008EMBS 43, Porto Delgade, Azores, PortugalChristiaan HummelRoyal Netherlands Institute of Sea research, NetherlandsSize dependent predation of the common sea star (Asterias rubens) on the blue edible mussel (Mytilus edulis)250MARS newsletter nr 9
2008EMBS 43, Porto Delgade, Azores, PortugalMarina KuzmanicInstitute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Split, CroatiaAge and growth of Callista chione the eastern Adriatic Sea100MARS newsletter nr 9
2008EMBS 43, Porto Delgade, Azores, PortugalMerli PärnojaEstonian Marine Institute, Tartu, EstoniaInteractive effects of elevated nutrients and mesoherbivore grazing on photosynthesis-irradiance relationships of macroalgal communities50MARS newsletter nr 9
2007EMBS 42, Kiel, GermanyPia NorlingStockholm University, SwedenMytilus and red-algae interactions with implications for diversity of associated macrofauna in the Baltic Sea250MARS newsletter nr 8
2007EMBS 42, Kiel, GermanyBettina RiedelUniversity of Vienna, AustriaDead zone: a future coastal scenario for climate change100MARS newsletter nr 8
2006EMBS 41, Cork, IrelandKarin TroostIMARES, Yerseke, NetherlandsAre bivalve larvae able to escape bivalve feeding currents?250MARS newsletter nr 8
2006EMBS 41, Cork, IrelandLucy WoodallUniversity of London, UKSeahorse population subdivision across Europe100MARS newsletter nr 8
2005EMBS 40, Vienna, AustriaJudith FuchsUniversity of Vienna, AustriaNeuronal and muscular systems in two Loxosomatidae (Entoprocta)250MARS newsletter nr 8
2005EMBS 40, Vienna, AustriaAnke OertelUniversity of Salzburg, AustriaThe fauna of Grotta del Bel Torrente, Golfo di Orosei, Sardegna, Italy100MARS newsletter nr 8

MARS – Otto Kinne – Lecture Award – EMBS

YearEventNameInstitute of winnerTitle of research topicAward (€)Presented in Newsletter nr.
2006EMBS 41, Cork, IrelandMonika KedraInstitute of Oceanology, Sopot, PolandGlobal warming-driven biodiversity change: pelagic versus benthic domain – taxonomic distinctness approach. Arctic (79° N) case study15008
2007EMBS 42, Kiel, GermanyRachel HermandCOM-CNRS, Marseille, FranceDifferences in response of a Mediterranean benthic community submitted to natural and anthropic high sedimentation1500-8

Other Events

YearEventNameInstitute of winnerTitle of research topicAward (€)Presented in Newsletter nr.
2016the International Temperate Reefs Symposium Pisa, Italy; June 26-30, 2016Rebecca MuellerUniversity of Tasmania   
2016the International Temperate Reefs Symposium Pisa, Italy; June 26-30, 2016Simona NoèUniversity of Palermo   
2015Poster awards at Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems Conference, Liverpool, UK, 30 August – 4 September 2015     
2012Marine and Coastal Ecosystems conference, Tirana, Albania, 25-28 April 2012Ivana PrusinaDept. of Aquaculture, University of Dubrovnik, CroatiaAdaptations to thermal variation in two Mediterranean limpets – cardiac response and haemocyte lysosomal stability200 
2012Marine and Coastal Ecosystems conference, Tirana, Albania, 25-28 April 2012Davor LucicInstitute for Marine and Coastal Research, University of Dubrovnik, CroatiaPopulation structure and diel vertical migration of Euphasiids larvae in the open southern Adriatic sea over a short time period (July 2003)100 
2011The 2nd World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Aberdeen, UK, 26-30 September 2011Liberty Napilan-Espectato ( of Fisheries Policy and Development Studies, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of the Philippines Visayas Miagao, Iloilo, PhilippinesCo-management as a s tool for EBM: the case of Southern Iloilo, Philippines750 
2011The 2nd World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Aberdeen, UK, 26-30 September 2011Sware Semesi ( of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaThe Effect of Seawater pH on Calcareous Algae Calcification and Productivity750 
2011The 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium, Plymouth, UK, 26 June – 1 July 2011Silvia SaloniUniversity College Dublin, IrelandEffects on rockpool assemblages of nutrient stress combined with changes in richness, eveness and functional density of macroalgae tested using simplex approach200 
2011The 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium, Plymouth, UK, 26 June – 1 July 2011Cecelia BagginiUniversity of Plymouth, UKEffects of ocean acidification on Mytilus galloprovincialis and Patella caerulea at natural CO2 vents100