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  • Eurodoc conference 2018

Eurodoc Conference 2018

Today the Eurodoc Conference kicks off in Tampere, Finland. It is organized by the European [...]

Shaheen Syed published a paper at the IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2018)

Our early stage researcher Shaheen Syed published and presented his latest paper entitled "Selecting Priors [...]

  • Using Machine Learning to Uncover Latent Research Topics in Fishery Models

Charlotte Weber and Shaheen Syed publish a paper in Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture.

Our ESRs Charlotte Weber from UiT and Shaheen Syed from MMU/UU have published their paper [...]

  • Eurodoc conference 2018 - Charlotte Weber presents work on Doctoral Training - SAF21

Abstract accepted for Eurodoc conference 2018

Some of our SAF21 members have joined EuroDoc and have been actively involved in the [...]

SAF21 in Climathon 2017

Galicia embraces the Climathon challenge 2017 The region will participate as an innovator in Climathon, [...]

Samaneh Heidari presenting an accepted paper at ESSA, Dublin, Ireland

Our SAF21 ESR Samaneh Heidari has got a paper accepted at the Social Simulation Conference 2017 [...]


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Fishing, women, and historical constructions of nature

By Lia ní Aodha, “Without the fisherwife, the fisherman's tasks could not be completed” (Nadel Klein 2000: 367). Today, on International Women’s Day, and in a year that marked the centenary of women’s [...]

  • Snorkeling at uShaka, photo by Amanda

Science is not always done at the office – Life in a South African Aquarium

By Theodora Sam, Secondment, secondment, a time to move away from the comfort of my office at The University of Tromsø, Norway to live and work in a non-academic institution, The South African Association [...]

Counting fish? What about Pulse trawling?

By Lia ní Aodha, At the very moment when we should be remaking politics, we have at our disposal only the pathetic resources of “management” and “governance.” (Latour, 2017: 107-109). “numbers are used as [...]

Computer Scientist visiting the ICES ASC.

By Shaheen Syed, "Wait, what, Florida?". Indeed, the ICES Annual Science Conference (ASC) 2017 was happening in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. As a Ph.D. candidate in computer science, and being part of SAF21, a [...]

MARE, the always-Amsterdam conference: The meeting place for interdisciplinary social scientists in marine resource management

By Theodora Sam, This year I joined the 9th MARE conference, which is a conference held bi-annually always in the city of Amsterdam, at the University of Amsterdam, Roeterseiland campus. The conference provides [...]

Learning About Fisheries

By Luz Molina, I found myself travelling back to Tromsø to fulfill my first secondment and learn more about fisheries. As soon as I was in Scandinavia and handed my passport to immigration, [...]

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