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INSTITUTE OF
AQUACULTURE

The Institute of Aquaculture is an international centre in aquaculture and the largest of its kind in the world.

We lead the world in our vision to tackle global problems of food security, hunger and sustainability through aquaculture.

We have an international reputation for our teaching, world-class research, technological innovation and consultancy in aquaculture.

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Sustainability and feeding the world: what we do

Find out more about aquaculture and how we tackle the world problems of food security and sustainability.

About us

Our research

We’re a leading international centre in research. Our world-class, cross-disciplinary researchers are at the forefront of aquaculture and marine biology.

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Our degree courses

We invest all our expertise gained from our research and consultancy into our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. 

We'll teach you everything you need to know for your career in aquaculture and marine biology.

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Our business and consultancy

We’re a research and business hub offering consultancy and expertise in developing new technology and practice in aquaculture.

Our facilities

As one of the world’s leading aquaculture centres, we offer services, and marine and freshwater research facilities.

Our staff

You can find out more about our staff and how to contact them on our staff directory.

Careers in aquaculture

Studying aquaculture or marine science can open up a wide range of career opportunities in one of the world’s youngest and fastest-growing industries.

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Study challenges concerns around imported farmed shrimp

Study challenges concerns around imported farmed shrimp

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Stirling to receive share of £12 million in new funding

Stirling to receive share of £12 million in new funding

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Pairing zebrafish by personality improves fitness of the species

Pairing zebrafish by personality improves fitness of the species

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Contact us

Institute of Aquaculture

Faculty of Natural Sciences
University of Stirling
Stirling, Stirlingshire
FK9 4LA, UK

+44 01786 467874
+44 01786 472133
aquaculture@stir.ac.uk

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