Innovative new research by the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture could lead to increased mussel production.
Professor Dave Little of the University’s world-renowned Institute of Aquaculture used the resource to discover that adolescent girls in Bangladesh are particularly vulnerable.
Leveraging aquatic foods can help policymakers address multiple global challenges, new analysis shows
Researchers have analysed how Nigeria can achieve its target of producing 2.5 million tonnes of farmed fish annually, and believe their work could provide similar insights in other countries.
The University of Stirling has joined forces with North Ayrshire Council to grow the ‘blue economy’ in the west of Scotland.
New landmark assessment finds fish, shellfish and algae offer untapped potential for global development if the right policies and investments are put in place
A University of Stirling scientist has been awarded £1.5 million for an innovative four-year data project that will enable marine aquaculture to respond to impacts from climate change.
A collaborative approach with the agriculture sector – specifically around plant biotechnology – is key to the sustainability of aquaculture, according to experts.
Experts from the University of Stirling will investigate the feasibility of using a single-cell protein in salmon feed, as part of a ground-breaking carbon recycling project.
New research from aquaculture experts at the University of Stirling could help improve the welfare of farmed lumpfish – a species vital to tackling the problem of sea lice in salmon.
Two landmark projects led by the University of Stirling have today taken a major step forward – following the signing of the Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal.
The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall have bestowed the UK’s highest academic honour upon the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture.
Scientists are testing whether oils from microalgae and genetically modified (GM) oilseed crops could provide beneficial omega-3 for salmon – and, in turn, boost levels in the human diet.
The University of Stirling’s world-leading Institute of Aquaculture is to receive the UK’s most prestigious academic honour – the Queen’s Anniversary Prize.
Eating mussels three times per week may bring about significant health benefits – such as reduced risk of cardiac arrest – thanks to their omega-3 fatty acid properties.
Oysters bred for fast growth and disease resistance are able to adapt their shell growth to protect themselves from environmental acidification, according to new research.
The University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture has triumphed at a national awards ceremony.
Experts at the University of Stirling have signed a major new deal to provide omega-3 testing to a world leader in the sector.
A study of small-scale fisheries operating from Kenya, Zanzibar and Madagascar, has revealed the massive underreporting of sharks and rays caught annually in the region.
A new study involving the University of Stirling has shed fresh light on the link between the life history of fish and their behaviour.
A major research collaboration – involving scientists at the University of Stirling – is aiming to boost stocks of aquaculture species that are vital to the UK.
An award-winning marine biologist – who serves as a Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government – is set to take on a principal role with the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture.
The aquaculture industry is set to benefit from a new handbook – created in collaboration with the University of Stirling – which will help experts assess the welfare of Atlantic salmon.
Scientists at the University of Stirling have challenged concerns around the consumption of imported farmed shrimp – with new research indicating that it is as safe as any other seafood product.
The University of Stirling has received a share of £12 million to train the next generation of environmental and aquaculture scientists.
Scientists have challenged the theory of “love at first sight” after discovering that they can boost the reproductive success of zebrafish by pairing them by personality, rather than appearance.
The University of Stirling is working with an aquaculture firm on a new £190,000 project designed to tackle sea lice and other diseases of farmed salmon.
A University of Stirling academic has been elected to a senior role with an international aquaculture organisation.
An oyster species found in the waters of Australia and New Zealand is getting smaller due to coastal acidification, according to a new University of Stirling study.
A project involving the University of Stirling and two leading fish farms has reached a major milestone in its drive to tackle sea lice in salmon.
New research involving the University of Stirling is seeking to understand how climate change is affecting the biological clock of ecologically important species in the Arctic Ocean.
Health and safety within the global aquaculture industry is widely overlooked – despite the sector posing a great risk to workers, according to University of Stirling-led research.
A new agreement between the Universities of Stirling and Ningbo, in China, will see aquaculture staff and students share knowledge and collaborate on research and teaching projects.
Two new international research centres – focussing on aquaculture and the environment – will be developed at the University of Stirling thanks to £22 million in government funding.
A major discovery that could 'revolutionise' the understanding of omega-3 production in the ocean has been made by an international team of scientists.
A number of University of Stirling graduates have received recognition in a series of ‘women in science’ features published by a leading business organisation in the aquaculture industry.
The University of Stirling’s world-leading Institute of Aquaculture is in the running for a top award in recognition of the nutritional analysis it provides to industry.
The Scottish salmon industry could receive a boost of more than £23 million if it better utilises fish by-products, according to a new University of Stirling study.
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove MP, had the opportunity to see first-hand how University of Stirling research is positioning the UK at the forefront of the global aquaculture industry, during a visit to the University’s Institute of Aquaculture on Friday 2 February.