Tori Spence-McConnell, Senior Aquaculture Scientist at Monterey Bay Aquarium, visited the Institute of Aquaculture to give a seminar on the Aquarium's 'Seafood Watch' programme to help consumers and businesses make choices for a healthy ocean.
Professor Dave Little, alongside colleagues from the Wageningen University and Research, Michigan State University and Nangyang Technical University Singapore have published an introductory paper, ‘Emerging trends in aquaculture value chain research’, to a special issue of the journal Aquaculture on the same theme. See here video with Prof Simon Bush describing the background behind this new special edition on global value chains
Highlands & Islands Enterprise recently commissioned an update supplement to our 2014 “Review of Recirculation Aquaculture Technologies and their Commercial Application” which is now available via their website. It documents the increasing investment in RAS and implications for the Scottish aquaculture industry.
Systems group members contributed actively to a very successful AQUA 2018 Conference in Montpellier from 25-29th August 2018 providing ten presentations and chairing or speaking at several other sessions.
The EURASTIP Project held a capacity building foresight workshop in association with Aquaculture Europe 2018 in Montpellier. This focused on Europe-Asia collaborations in education and training and had the general theme of "Ensuring Aquaculture Education Meets the Needs of the Aquaculture Sector."
John Bostock joined with colleagues from other partners in the Primefish project to deliver a Summer School on fisheries and aquaculture economics and marketing from 6th to 10th August 2018.