Two visiting researchers from the US Brad Harris and Suresh Sethi (both Honorary Fellows at UU) are over as part of a new project as part of the Fisheries Industry Science Partnership funded from DEFRA.
UK Seafood Fund / DEFRA FISHERIES INDUSTRY SCIENCE PARTNERSHIP Project: Improved estimates of bottom contact and recovery (RESONANCE)
Science Outreach Talk 1
Advancing fisheries sustainability through innovation - Suresh A. Sethi is the Assistant Unit Leader of the New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and an Associate Professor in the Department of Natural Resources & the Environment at Cornell University.
Suresh works at the interface of social, ecological, and quantitative sciences to advance solutions to marine and freshwater natural resource management challenges.
Science Outreach Talk 2
Advancing fisheries sustainability through innovation: Local Action - Bradley P. Harris is a former commercial fisherman from the small port town of Homer, Alaska.
Brad is currently based at Alaska Pacific University where he directs the Fisheries, Aquatic Science & Technology Laboratory (FAST Lab) and serves as a Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences.
FAST Lab team collaborate with industry, academics, and fishery regulators to develop applied solutions in the areas of fish organismal biology, demography, fishing gear conservation engineering and fishery management.