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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.

Vacancy at DTU Aqua - Associate Professor in Recirculation Technology

Dtu Aqua, Section for Aquaculture 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 May 1, 2014 or according to mutual agreement. More details here

Job vacancies at Swansea University

-    Associate Professor/Chair in Applied Aquatic Biosciences. More details here
-    Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Applied Aquatic Biosciences. More details here

Professorship available at NTNU, Department of Biology

NTNU, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, The Department of Biology, announces a vacant position as Professor in aquaculture ecology. The position will be anchored within the Marine Sciences Group at the Department of Biology, and will be physically located at NTNU Centre of Fisheries and Aquaculture. The announced position will strengthen academic and research activities on environmental interactions of sea based salmon aquaculture, with particular focus on marine ecology and development of technologies for more sustainable production methods. Closing date: 2014‐03‐03. For information and application details see here

College of the Marshall Islands looking for two aquaculture researchers

The College of the Marshall Islands, a community college located in the warm central Pacific six degrees north of the Equator on Majuro atoll, seeks a qualified person to join our leadership team.  The College of the Marshall Islands is the national college of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and seeks to be the role model for community colleges in the Pacific region. More information and contact details here

Major players in aquaculture production support the EAS

EAS is pleased to announce the support of Marine Harvest and Kiliç Deniz as new Premium Sponsors and of Skretting as sponsor of the EAS Student Group.
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AE2014 Abstract Submission, Registration and Hotel Bookings now open

La conchaOnline abstract submission for our Aquaculture Europe 2014 conference is now available. DEADLINE IS MAY 1
Click on the logo on the top right and discover AE2014 information.
You can also register for the event and join EAS to get the best registration rate.

Dates fixed for AE2015 and AE2016

The dates are now confirmed for our Aquaculture Europe 2015 and 2016 events.

AE2015 will take place in Rotterdam from October 20-23, 2015

AE2016 will take place in Edinburgh from September 20-23, 2016.

See the press release on AE2016

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