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Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling

Mixed aquatic veterinary practice
Student will receive a mixture of experience related to veterinary activities in aquaculture; student will have a rotation in our on-campus laboratories and aquaria and will then spend some time on commercial production sites, with a
specialist fish vet practice (Fish Vet Group, Inverness) and with the
competent authorities fish health inspectorate for Scotland (Marine
Scotland, Aberdeen).
Institute of Aquaculture is the leading international centre in its
field and is the largest of its kind in the world. With an excellent RAE
2008 outcome, we bring together cross-disciplinary, world class
researchers to meet the wide range of challenges faced as aquaculture
grows to meet global demands. Research focuses on fundamental questions
relating to strategies for sustainable aquaculture, whether in modern
commercial markets or in feeding poor communities in developing
countries. Fundamental research on environments, reproduction, genetics,
aquatic health, nutrition and feed supplies, on production systems, on
markets, and on social and economic impacts all play significant roles.
currently have more than 40 academic staff, 100+ Undergraduate
students, 30 MSc, students and approximately 70 PhD students. Our
facilities include extensive tropical and temperate aquaria, state of
the art teaching laboratories, photomicrography and photography
facilities, nutrition laboratories, GIS laboratories, environment
laboratories, ecotoxicology suite, disease laboratories, transmission
and scanning electron microscopy, confocal microscopy, genetics
laboratories and reproduction laboratories. Student will also have
access to our library facilities, with specialist aquaculture and
aquatic animal health and welfare resources.
Student will be expected to comply with all health, safety, security and biosecurity procedures on all the sites.
I will be responsible for the overall programme and supervise student's time in Stirling, delegating response
Assistance will be provided if required in identifying accommodation.
Institue of Aquaculture, University of Stirling
Institute of Aquaculture

School of Natural Sciences

University of Stirling

Stirling, Scotland, UK

+44 (0) 1786 467913
+44 (0) 1786 472133
Prof. James F Turnbull
Updated: 12/08/11
Stirling, Scotland, UK
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