Unique PhD course on sustainable aquaculture on offer
SWEMARC's course is aimed at PhD students with an interest in interdisciplinary approaches to the development of sustainable food production from the sea.
The course constitutes two parts:
1) one intensive week held at Tjärnö Marine Laboratory (10-12 Feb) and Kristineberg Marine Research Station (12-14 Feb), which are both located on the Swedish West Coast.
2) one internet based part (4 weeks) during which groups of 4 students work together on one aquaculture organism and system to describe the whole value chain “from farm to fork”.
The course will include lectures; preparatory literature study; student oral presentations; intensive group studies in collaborative team projects; and study visits to aquaculture sites and will be taught by Swedish and international lecturers and experts from the industry.
10-14 Feb, 2020 for the on-site part and
10 Feb – 20 March for the entire course
Locations: Tjärnö Marine Laboratory (10-12 Feb) & Kristineberg Marine Research Station (12-14 Feb), Sweden
Max 20 PhD students will be accepted.
We will give priority to students that are accepted to and have started their PhD program. However, if there are places available after the deadline also master students and students entering their PhD programs will get accepted.