Tuesday, July 31, 2018

01/08/2018: Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre the driving force behind new women in aquaculture initiative

The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) is asking the industry to come together in support of a new working group which aims to encourage more women into aquaculture, and support those already working in the sector.
 
Heather Jones, Lynsey Muir, Caroline Griffin and Sam Houston
Image credit: SAIC
A recent survey conducted by the Innovation Centre revealed overwhelming support for such a group with nearly three quarters (73%) of respondents saying they would join it if set up. When asked what the purpose of the group should be, nearly nine in 10 respondents said that it should provide networking support to others already working, or considering a career, in UK aquaculture. Two thirds of respondents agreed that it should raise awareness of women working in UK aquaculture through, for example, social media and case studies.



Read the full article on the International Aquafeed website, HERE.

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