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AE2014 programme grid now online

The overview of the sessions is now available.
This is a provisional programme and could be subject to changes. Further updates will be posted when finalized.

AE2014: Performance of the sea bass and sea bream sector

Seabream in cageSPECIAL EVENT! EAS and EATiP are organising a special one-day event to address the production performance of the sea bass and sea bream sector by providing a forum for discussion of some of the important technical challenges that underlie production performance. The event will take place on Thursday October 16 at the location of AE2014 and will bring together our scientific and production knowledge to help better explain and understand the issues that may contribute to this position, so as to facilitate cooperation and actions to solve them. See more....


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We can still accept abstract submissions, but because of the huge submission of abstracts we may not be able to assign your abstract as an oral presentation unless their is an open slot in your topic. Poster assignments are still available

Please also note that the Early Bird registration deadline has now been exdended to August 8. If you join EAS (before or with your registration) you will get a preferential rate! Please also think about booking your hotel early to ensure your room.

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Vacancy for a Shellfish Hatchery Assistant

As a part of its significant new investment in the Ardtoe Marine Research Facility on the west coast of Scotland, FAI Aquaculture is currently expanding the unit’s shellfish hatchery unit, the only commercial shellfish hatchery presently operating in Scotland. Full description and requirements including contact details are here

Vacancy at DTU Aqua - Associate Professor in Recirculation Technology

DTU Aqua, Section for Aquaculture, located in the North Sea Science Park, Hirtshals, Denmark invites applications for an appointment as Associate Professor within Recirculating Aquaculture Systems. The position is available from September 1, 2014 or according to mutual agreement. More details are here

Vacancy at University of Idaho

Assistant or Associate Professor of Fish Physiology. More details and contact details are here

3 PhDs and 2 Post-Docs at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The Research Group in Aquaculture from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University is currently offering 3 PhD candidates and 2 Post-Doc positions for 2014-2019. The posts are part of the ongoing EU ARRAINA project and are related to juvenile fish nutrition. Full descriptions of the posts and requirements are here, including contact details.

Scottish Aquaculture and Innovation Center

At the recent European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform ( meeting in Brussels, we were discussing how national aquaculture platforms could play a role to put into action the EATIP strategic research and innovation agenda.
At this time, Randolph Richards informed us of the creation of the Scottish Aquaculture and Innovation Center (SAIC), based in Stirling.
The SAIC is now looking for its Director and the Chair of its Board.
if you are interested, or you know someone that could be, I invite you to contact directly Caroline Bell (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) and phone +44 131 331 5516 to find out more.
Candidatures should be received by her early May.

DIVERSIFY looks at emerging species for EU aquaculture

DIVERSIFY Logo fullOver the next 5 years, the EU project DIVERSIFY will study a number of new/emerging finfish species, with great potential for the EU aquaculture industry. These new/emerging species (meagre, greater amberjack, wreckfish, halibut, grey mullet and pikeperch) are fast growing and/or large finfishes marketed at a large size and can be processed into a range of products to provide the consumer with both a greater diversity of fish species and new value-added products. See the DIVERSIFY web site for more.

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