The Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum is a registered charity and an independent company whose main aim is to support research into aquaculture and related areas.
New Call for Proposals August 2014
SARF is pleased to announce a new Call for Proposals for research and development projects in the following areas:
Modelling of forces acting on floating finfish pen sites and their moorings - see details
Strategic Considerations for Locational Regulation of Shellfish Aquaculture in Scotland - see details
Application and guidance documents can be found on the Downloads page.
NOTE: A new version of the Application Form is now in use.
AQUACULTURE UK 2014
SARF made a presentation at the Aquaculture UK Conference in Aviemore on the 29th of May 2014, on a similar theme to that delivered at the Oceanology Conference in March.
SARF at Westminster
SARF was invited to attend a meeting organised by Barry Sheerman MP in the Palace of Westminster on the 13th of March, with a view to possibly creating a Parliamentary Committee to examine future marine industry developments.
SARF attends BBSRC Fish Health and Disease Workshop
BBSRC hosted a workshop in Birmingham over the 18th and 19th of March, which considered future research requirements in the field of fish health. SARF and several SARF Members attended and contributed to group discussions.
This year's Oceanology Conference was held in London, and for the first time it included a workshop session on aquaculture. SARF gave a presentation on the challenges and opportunities for aquaculture in the medium and long term, and some SARF member organisations also made presentations at the event.
SARF Workshop 2014
SARF has not developed a specific themed Workshop for 2014, but is considering a marine planning workshop for early 2015