Our research project module provides you with a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in cutting edge research. You will have access to our state-of-the-art aquaria facilities and wet labs, providing research project opportunities working in vitroand in vivowith finfish, crustaceans and molluscs. In addition to our husbandry facilities, you will have access to our suite of analytical labs, including:
A diverse range of project themes are available to suit your interests. These include nutrition, immunology, fundamental husbandry requirements, behaviour and welfare, microbiology, physiology, toxicology and environmental impacts of aquaculture activities.
You can undertake your project at Plymouth using our campus based facilities, or with partner organisations offering projects across the UK and beyond. In recent years student project options have included opportunities to work in Chile, Denmark, India, France, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway and Oman.