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Study Report on EU aquaculture for the European Parliament

EP162 coverEAS (Alistair Lane), FEAP (Courtney Hough) and University of Stirling (John Bostock) have recently completed a study requested by the European Parliament that provides an assessment of the impact, economic and ecological, of increased growth of the European aquaculture sector by identifying the challenges to growth and how these may be overcome.
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Job vacancies at FAI Ardtoe Marine research Facility

FAI are looking to appoint a Manager and Trials Assistant for the Fish Health Unit at their research facility in Ardtoe, Scotland. More details here.

Vacancy for an Associate Professor in Fish Anatomy

The Department of Biology (BIO) has a vacancy for an Associate Professor in Fish Anatomy within the Marine Developmental Biology research group (MDB) More info here

EAS honours Michael New and Yves Harache

At the opening session of its Aquaculture Europe 2014 event in Donostia-San Sebastián in Spain on October 14th, the European Aquaculture Society (EAS ) gave its Honorary Life Membership Award to Michael New and its Distinguished Service Award to Yves Harache, for their long-term contributions to the development of aquaculture and the activities of the Society. AE2014 was attended by almost 1500 participants from 71 countries, making it the biggest Aquaculture Europe event to date.

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Vacancy for an Aqua Nutrition Research Manager at Evonik Industries

For their business unit Health & Nutrition within the department Animal Nutrition Services, to work at the Hanau location Evonik Industries is looking for a Manager (m/f) Aqua Nutrition Research. More details are here.

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

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.

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.

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

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