Sustainable Aquaculture Workshop

The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research had the pleasure to host international colleagues to the Sustainable Aquaculture Workshop held on the 19th of February, 2020 at Swansea University. Four international speakers presented and facilitated discussions around hot topics in aquaculture.

  • Paul Howes introduced the Access2Sea project
  • Dr Sara Barrento explained the concept of biophilic leaving and how aquaponics can be used in biophilic design.
  • Prof. David Gethin showcased the STREAM project: Sensor Technologies for Remote Environmental Aquatic Monitoring.
  • Fleuriane Fernandes highlighted the potential of microalgae production in waste water treatment

All participants add the opportunity to visit the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research facilities including the RAS systems for tropical and cold water species from freshwater and marine habitats.


2020 European Maritime Day will take place on 14-15 May 2020 in Cork, Ireland

The 2020 edition of the European Maritime Day (EMD) will take place on 14-15 May 2020 in the City of Cork, Ireland. EMD is the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss and forge joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue growth. The opening session will target the “EU Maritime Policy towards 2050” and the plenary session will focus on ‘Empowering Future Ocean Leaders’.

This year EMD will be celebrated together with Ocean Wealth’ (OOW), Ireland’s flagship annual event for the marine sector and will be held back-to-back with the ‘SeaFest’, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration.

More information

European Maritime Day website