Research in aquaculture
Researchers at the Institute are seeking solutions for some of the biggest challenges of our times: the impact of a growing population worldwide; and how to develop sustainable, healthy and secure ways of living.
We are recognised as one of the foremost centres of excellence in aquaculture research and education, transforming the global aquaculture sector.
Find out more about our research in Aquaculture.
PhD opportunities in aquaculture
We offer a vibrant, supportive environment for postgraduate researchers in Aquaculture. Take a closer look at the subject areas we offer PhD supervision in and find out how to apply.
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Our Institute of Aquaculture's priorities reflect a global interest in understanding how aquaculture can support the rapidly increasing human population without depleting wild-fish stocks.
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.