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Aquaculture Development Centre, University College Cork

Address:

Lee Maltings, Prospect Row, Cork

Tel.:

(353)-21-904.050

Fax:

(353)-21-277.922

E-mail:

nadc@ucc.ie



Head of Organization

Manager, Dr Richard Fitzgerald

Type of Organization

Univ. Dept./Higher Educ.

Responsible Authority

Prof. John Davenport, Head, Dept. of Zoology



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 8

Others: 4

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Depuration.


Processing:

Smoking.


Species:

Fish; Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional and New Equipment.


Quality:

Quality Control; HACCP.


Others:

Nutrition; Statistics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Fishery Resources; Fishery Biology; Management Information; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Aquaculture; Genetics; Species Selection and Evaluation; Health and Disease Control; Immuno-diagnostics; Image Processing and Analysis; Database Design.



Other Working Facilities:

Cold Storage; Taste Panel Room; Library; Fish Culture Ponds.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Higher Diploma in Aquaculture

yearly

1 year

English

Masters in Aquaculture

yearly

1 year

English.

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Address:

Port Rd., Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Tel.:

(353)-74-64100

E-mail:

john.hines@lyit.ie



Head of Organisation

Head, School of Science, Dr John Hines

Type of Organisation

Regional Authority

Responsible Authority

Department of Education



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 23

Others: 5

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Processing:

Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Fish Meal.


Species:

Molluscs; Algae.


Development:

New Fish Products; New Processes.


Quality:

Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Biochemistry; Training; Fishery Biology; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution.



Present Programmes:

Fatty Acid Analysis of Farmed Salmon Offal.
Quality Assurance of Wild Fish.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control.


Others:

Library


Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language





National Certificate in Aquatic Science
(under review)

yearly

1 year

English

National Diploma in Analytical Science
(Aquatic Science) (under review)

yearly

1 year

English

School of Food Science and Environmental Health, Dublin Institute of Technology

Address:

Cathal Brugha St., Dublin 1, Ireland

Tel.:

(353)-1-402.4356

Fax:

(353)-1-402.4495

E-mail:

marlene.proctor@dit.ie



Head of Organization

Dr Marlene R.M. Proctor, Head of School of Food Science and Environmental Health.

Type of Organization

Univ. Dept./Higher Educ.

Responsible Authority

Dublin Institute of Technology



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 24

Others: 4

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore; Capture and Harvesting.


Processing:

Underlying Biochemistry.


Development:

New Packaging: (Modified Atmospheric Packaging); Sous-vide Processing.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Fish Quality Control/Assurance; Application of HACCP.


Others:

Development of Education Programmes.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Processing; Biochemistry; Microbiology


Others:

Ice Making; Cold Storage; Test Kitchen; Sensory Analysis; Library; Links with Industry.



Other Training Programmes:


Title

Duration

Language

Training Programmes

as required

English



Serial Publications:

Research Results are disseminated through Publication in Scientific Journals.

Institute of Technology, Tralee

Address:

Clash, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Tel.:

(353)-66-7145600

Fax:

(353)-66-7145651

Website:

www.ittralee.ie

E-mail:

info@ittralee.ie



Head of Organization

Director, Dr Sean McBride

Type of Organization

Univ. Dept./Higher Educ.

Responsible Authority

Autonomous



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 20

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onshore


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Fish Meal.


Species:

Crustaceans; Algae; Finfish.


Development:

Seaweed Liquid Extracts; Composts; Cosmetics.


Others:

Consultation; Training; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution; Sea Angling; Marine Tourism.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Engineering; Biochemistry; Microbiology.


Others:

Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Library; Machine Shop.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Regular Training Programme



English


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