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  • Arendalsuka 13th to 18th August. Photo: Mona Hauglid

Arendalsuka 2018 – Upcomming highlights for coastal and marine enthusiasts

Arendalsuka 13th - 18th August. Photo: Mona Hauglid Arendalsuka is an national annual event and has since 2012 been the largest political gathering in Norway. The event has a clear mission to strengthen the belief [...]

  • UiA Master in Coastal Ecology

Master in Coastal Ecology at the University of Agder – Apply now!

The University of Agder has now opened for applications to the new master programme in Coastal Ecology that has been established in cooperation with CCR and the contributing institutions. Please wisit the University's official webpage [...]

  • Coastal research UiA

The Research group at CCR gathered for mutual update

The CCR team (from left): Øivind Berg (SSR), Kotaro Ono (UiO), Øyvind Kaste (NIVA), Tormod Haraldstad (NIVA/UiA), Marte Sodeland (UiA/IMR), Dag Olav Andersen (UiA), Nils Christian Stenseth (UiO), Paul Berg (UiO), Katinka Bleeker (UiA/IMR), [...]

  • Coastal research

Possition open for applications: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Biochemical processes in the land-ocean interface. Deadline January 15th 2018

The University of Agder (UiA) invites applications for a full-time fixed-term appointment as Post-doctoral Research Fellowin Biochemical processes in the land-ocean interface at the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Natural Sciences, for a [...]

  • Marine master student at UiA

New master programme in Marine Ecology at University of Agder from fall 2018

On October 19th 2017 the Board at the University of Agder (UiA) accepted the establishment of a completely new Master programme in Marine Ecology. This will provide students the opportunity to complete both a Bachelor [...]

Successful Sea Trout seminar at Strand Hotel Fevik Norway

  Most of Scandinavia's Sea Trout specialists were gathered at lovely Strand Hotel at Fevik, in Southern Norway 23rd and 24th March. The Master students in marine biology at the University of Agder [...]

Welcome to Sea Trout seminar March 23rd to 24th 2017 at Strand Hotel Fevik, Norway. Sign up here!

The Norwegian Skagerrak coast is currently the region in Norway where the stock development for Sea Trout is best. However, this development has not yet had any significant economic effects, and at the seminar we [...]

  • Mayor of Aust-Agder County Tellef Inge Mørland

Institute of Marine Research at Flødevigen gets a NOK 1.5 Mill. contribution from Aust-Agder County to develop new DNA and Fish tagging methodology

Aust-Agder County recently gave a NOK 1.5 Million contribution to the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) to further develop laboratory facilities at the research station in Flødevigen, Arendal. Researchers and students connected to Flødevigen will from [...]

PhD candidate reveals flaw in Norwegian Wrasse management

Norwegian fish farming depends on wrasses to clean salmons from lice. The usage of corkwing and goldsinny wrasse for cleaning purposes increased strongly during the past decade, whilst Norwegian management had sparse knowledge about the consequences of this rapidly increasing fishery. PhD candidate Kim Halvorsen at the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) wanted to know more about these fishes and how this fishery and the current management measures are adapted to the species biology. […]

First marine master student graduated at UiA

  UiA and Centre for Coastal Research reached a milestone May 26 2016. Ann Elin Synnes became the very first master student on marine ecology to graduate from UiA. Ann Elin W. Synnes has studied [...]