Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Prof.

Contact First Name: Gavin

Contact 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

No information specified

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

No information specified

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

SEAFARE, COEXIST, EUROSHELL, AQUATNET 3,

Other areas of expertise:


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

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

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


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





Go to the LIFE website
Go to the COST website

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


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