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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, recognised through our recent award of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize.

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

Find out more about aquaculture and our work.

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Queen’s Anniversary Prize

The University of Stirling’s world-leading Institute of Aquaculture has received the UK’s most prestigious academic honour – the Queen’s Anniversary Prize.

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Our degree courses

Our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees will teach you everything you need to know for your career in aquaculture and marine biology.

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Our research

Our world-class, cross-disciplinary researchers are at the forefront of aquaculture and marine biology.

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Our business and consultancy

Our research and business hub offers consultancy and expertise in developing new technology and practice in aquaculture.

Our staff

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

Our facilities

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

Careers in Aquaculture

Explore career opportunities in one of the world’s youngest and fastest-growing industries.