Latest stories from the University of Stirling

Government advisor set to head-up Institute of Aquaculture

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.

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Stirling contributes to new handbook on salmon welfare

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.

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Study challenges concerns around imported farmed shrimp

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.

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Stirling to receive share of £12 million in new funding

The University of Stirling has received a share of £12 million to train the next generation of environmental and aquaculture scientists.

Pairing zebrafish by personality improves fitness of the species

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.

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