Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Sarah B. M.

Contact Surname: Kraak

Contact Address:

Marine Institute Rinville Oranmore Co.Galway

Telephone Contact Number: ++353 91 387392

Fax Contact Number: ++353 91 387201

Email Address: sarah.kraak@marine.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: www.ucc.ie

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
I am employed as a senior postdoctoral fellow at UCC but stationed at the Marine Institute. I am a researcher on fisheries management and firmly embedded in European networks of scientists in this field as well as connected to the DG MARE of the European Commission (I am a member of the STECF, advising the Commission on Fisheries Management) and ICES (the International Council of Exploration of the Sea). I design novel approaches to fisheries management and test them through simulation modelling and develop them further in consultation with the fishing industry and collaboration with a fisheries software company. I am also doing research on behavioural aspects of compliance with and buy-in to regulations.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
fisheries magement mixed fisheries cod plan management plans ecosystem approach to fisheries management

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

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

 Sustainable Environment Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


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

 Implementing a water-wise bio-based economy

 Promoting competitiveness in the water industry

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

Involvement in EU-funded research projects

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

 Provide knowledge and tools for effective decision making and public engagement policies

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

 Support innovative policies and societal changes

 Foster resource efficiency through digital systems

Focus Areas

 Sustainable food security

 Overcoming the crisis: new ideas, strategies and governance structures 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

member of STECF (Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries; advising the European Commission on fisheries management and policy).

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


LIFE and COST Actions





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Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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