ICES Annual Science Conference 2019

The Cephs & Chefs team will attend the ICES Annual Science Conference 2019

Several session will be convened by members of the team on “Drivers of sustainability in fisheries for non-quota and data-poor species – Session H” and “​Balancing the social, economic, and ecological impacts of small-scale and recreational fisheries – Session​ Q”

To get a flavour, you can download a poster presentation “Assessment of cephalopods in European waters: state of the art and ways forward” by Pierce et al.

Record Crowds attend Galway Science and Technology Festival

Over 40,000 people participated in the 2019 Galway Science and Technology Festival this year which included over 200 school events, public talks, demonstration and a mass tree planting, the largest series of events ever held in Ireland on the theme of Climate Action.

Two weeks of terrific STEM-related events culminated in the super Annual Exhibition at NUI Galway on Sunday, where shows and workshops, schools exhibitions, youth clubs, Science Awards and many fantastic company exhibits including the Medtronic Junior Hospital were well attended.

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Irish Groundfish Survey 2018

Edel Sheerin and Leigh Barnwall of NUIG wrote a blog post from deep in the Atlantic ocean to highlight a research cruise they participated in for the Cephs & Chefs project, and outlining their aims and objectives while on the survey.