Entries by Sara Barrento

Application of sensors in precision aquaculture: webinar overview

Hosted by Swansea University’s Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR) in collaboration with the Waterford Institute of Technology on the 25th of May 2021, the webinar had 11 speakers presenting to an audience of over 150 participants from 33 countries.   Below is an overview of all talks which can be downloaded. The full webinar can […]

Application of sensors in precision aquaculture: presentation available to download

Over 150 participants attended the webinar on the Application of sensors in precision aquaculture, on the 25th of May, 2021. The presentations are now available to download. Setting the stage: what is precision aquaculture? Dr Sara Barrento, Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR), Swansea University Access2Sea: New Opportunities for More Competitive and Sustainable Blue Growth […]

Looking after lumpfish

A recent article published by the Fish Farmer Magazine reports on Access2Sea funded research carried by the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research (CSAR) on lumpfish welfare and advances the upcoming tools being developed to better access lumpfish welfare. The article is available to read on pages 48-49. The article published in the journal Aquaculture is […]

Application of Sensors in Precision Aquaculture | Free webinar 25 May 2021 from 10:00 to 12:20 Western European Time Zone (WET)

Swansea University in collaboration with the Waterford Institute of Technology welcomes you to this free webinar focusing on the application of sensors in aquaculture. We will showcase a range of cutting-edge sensors being developed in Wales and Ireland which will support aquaculture companies in decision-making to help make ecological aquaculture an achievable target.   REGISTER  […]

Fish Farmer magazine reports on CSAR expertise in lumpfish welfare

A recent article published by the Fish Farmer magazine reports on CSAR’s research on lumpfish welfare. Our research group developed and validated a rapid Lumpfish Operational Welfare Score Index (LOWSI) in collaboration with salmon and lumpfish farmers. Jim Treasurer, the author of the article, highlights the simplicity and clarity of this method to quickly assess […]

The FishSite reports on the Second Symposium on Welfare in Aquaculture

The FishSite – a knowledge-sharing platform with premium news, analysis, and resources for the aquaculture industries. reports on the recent Symposium on Welfare in Aquaculture delivered online on the 29th of November 2020. The article provides a summary of all the presentations and invites readers to access the recorded webinar which is now available on […]

Access2Sea at Swansea Science Festival

The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research had the pleasure to be part of the Welsh largest free science festival last Saturday (24 Oct 2020). We were live but virtual, in the fringe stage. We had the opportunity to launch our video where we showcased our research and unique aquaculture facilities in the UK. Participants were […]

Speakers announced for the 2nd symposium on welfare in aquaculture

The Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture Research is delighted to announce the line-up of speakers for the Second Symposium on Welfare in Aquaculture (SWELA 2020). This year the symposium is going to be a webinar on the 26th of November with free registration. The theme for SWELA 2020 is “Operational Welfare Indicators (OWI) for farmed fish”. […]

Nature make us happy: let’s bring it to our cities

The Biophilic Living Swansea project aims to bring nature into our living urban space and make us happier and healthier. We spend 90% of our lives in buildings. If you think this is because of the coronavirus, think again – the data was collected in the early nineties in the USA. With the recent lockdowns […]