2905, 2019

Self-sampling project takes home Sustainability Award

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The University of Aberdeen,  Scottish Pelagic Fishermen's Association (SPFA) and Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS), took home the Sustainability Award for their feasibility study into a scientific self-sampling programme at the Fishing News Awards on the 16th May 2019. Project partners, Tara Marshall from the University of Aberdeen, and Steve Mackinson [...]

2805, 2019

A Welcome Opportunity

By |7:31 pm|Categories: News|

FIS-commissioned report facilitates self-sampling programme across Scottish pelagic fleet. Stock assessments can be embroiled in mistrust and uncertainty. Fishermen often question scientific surveys and sampling schemes, and scientists can doubt the reliability of catch data. Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS) asked the Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association (SPFA) and the University of [...]

1701, 2019

From the Clyde to Port Clyde

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Nicole Anderson wins FIS Travel Bursary Fisheries Innovation Scotland is delighted to announce that the winner of our 2019 Travel Bursary is Nicole Anderson. Nicole works for the Clyde Fisherman’s Trust (CFT) as Trust and Projects Co-ordinator. The CFT is a charity founded by local Clyde fishermen with the primary [...]

1101, 2019

Meet our new Executive Director

By |7:32 pm|Categories: News|

We’re pleased to announce Kara Brydson as the new Executive Director for Fisheries Innovation Scotland (FIS). In an interview with Fishing News, which can be found here, Kara described her enthusiasm about taking up the post: “Being Executive Director of FIS is a natural culmination of the last 20 years [...]