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Catalogue of Environmental Research in Ireland

Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Prof. First Name: Gavin Surname: Burnell
Contact Address:
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences University College Cork, Cork Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: 00353214904590, Fax Contact Number: , Email Address: g.burnell@ucc.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation, Higher Education Organisation Name: University College Cork, Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:
Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: http//www.afdc.ie

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Restoration and conservation of coastal shellfisheries, Use of recirculating marine aquapomics sytsems as models of integrated multitrophic aquaculture (IMTA). Developing practical teaching tools for undergraduate laboratory training. Developing best practice for organising and running field courses including training of trainers. Research into use of pre and probiotics for marine invertebrates.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Shellfisheries research shellfish aquaculture multitrophic aquaponics maraponics ecosystem education molluscs echiinoderms crustaceans green cities macroalgae,prebiotics probiotics

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

EPA Water Research Pillar; Sustainable Environment Research; Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups

Advisors to the Irish Aquaculture Association. Collaboration with Bord Iascaigh Mhara and the Marine Institute.

EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

Water

Interests indicated in the Water Joint Programming Initiative

→ Maintaining Ecosystem Sustainability
→ Closing the water cycle gap

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

Experience of participation in expert groups in this area

Any relevant information in relation to Participation in WssTP or other relevant experts groups

Irish representative on COST programmes: EU Aquaponics Hub and Cephalopod Welfare

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

SEAFARE, COEXIST, EUROSHELL, AQUATNET 3,

Other areas of expertise (please specify): There is an opportunity here to place the name/codes of the projects or Framework Programme calls which you are specifically interested in being involved in.

Horizon 2020

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

→ Developing integrated approaches for the sustainable management of water-related challenges
→ Further our understanding of biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems, their interactions with social systems and their role in sustaining the economy and human wellbeing

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

→ Measure and assess progress towards a green economy

Focus Areas

→ Sustainable food security
→ Blue growth: unlocking the potential of the oceans
→ Smart cities and communities
→ Competitive low-carbon energy
→ Waste: a resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials
→ Water innovation: boosting its value for Europe

Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

1 Education and Training for the aquaculture sector. - AQUATNET 3 2. Cephalopod Welfare - CephRes COST network 3. Aquaponics - EU Aquaponics Hub COST network 4. EU Network of shellfish aquaculture - EUROSHELL

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.

1. Management of coastal fisheries and aquaculture - COEXIST 2. Sustainable aquaculture systems - SEAFARE 3. Management of biofouling in aquaculture - CRAB

LIFE and COST Actions

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:
→ Environment and Resource Efficiency
→ Environmental Governance and Information

COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:
1. Cephalopod Welfare - CephRes COST network 2. Aquaponics - EU Aquaponics Hub COST network