National Lobster Hatchery research project earns recognition through the Cornwall Sustainability Awards

Pioneering conservation, research and education charity, The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH), based in Padstow, has won the Cornwall Sustainability Award for Best Contribution Towards Creating a Sustainable Food Economy from Nature to Plate for its innovative research project, Lobster Grower 2. The NLH operates a stock enhancement programme that encourages

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Hatching News May 2017

Photo credit Johnny Fenn In this issue of the hatchery newsletter: • At Sea with Finisterre • A tribute to Ian Kennaway • Secrets of the Sea 5. The state of lobster stocks and management • Visitor Centre Developments • Lobster Visitor • Lobsters to Life Project • Education Diary

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Hatching News Nov 2016

Download the latest National Lobster Hatchery Newsletter.  In this issue; · The gut reaction, by PhD student Corey Holt · Secrets of the Sea 3, Where fishing and numbers meet: stock assessment in a nutshell, by Dr Colin Bannister · Lobster questions answered · Lobster lessons, school visits · Lobster

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Publication on Sea based container culture (SBCC) hydrodynamic design assessment for European lobsters (Homarus gammarus)

We are pleased to announce a new publication for September 2016 in Aquaculture Engineering on ‘Sea based container culture (SBCC) hydrodynamic design assessment for European lobsters (Homarus gammarus)’. If you look carefully you should be able to spot the juvenile lobster tucked into the corner. Follow the link above to

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Did you miss our baby lobsters on Countryfile Summer Diaries on 4 Aug 2016?

You can still catch the footage, follow the link below to BBC i-player.  Dominic Boothroyd, General Manager and Dr Carly Daniels, Principal Investigator did us proud. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07n2jsb/countryfile-summer-diaries-4-conservation Lobster Grower 2 has its own dedicated website, for further details check out the website. The Lobster Grower Project is funded by         Fishmongers

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Hatching News June 2016

Download the latest National Lobster Hatchery Newsletter In this issue; Welcome from General Manager, Dom Boothroyd Buy one, Set one Free is going down a storm Isles of Scilly Tagging Project, a perspective by Dr Charlie Ellis DPS UK, based in Hampshire have designed an Adopt a Lobster releases database

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VACANCY – Research and Development Assistant 

Closing Date for Applications: 25th February 2016 £20,500 Based at the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, some work away from site will be required as will some antisocial hours and weekend cover. This is a fixed term contract for 24 months.  Annual leave for this position is 22 days per year

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VACANCY – Post doctoral Research Assistant – Lobster Grower 2 (LG2)

VACANCY – Post doctoral Research Assistant                                                 The National Lobster Hatchery (NLH) – Lobster Grower 2 (LG2) Initially £21,000, increasing to £25,000-27,000 following satisfactory trial period (dependant on experience). Closing date for applications: 17th Jan 2016. Interview date: 25th Jan 2016. The National Lobster Hatchery wishes to recruit a

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National Lobster Hatchery bags major research grant for Cornwall and the South West

The National Lobster Hatchery, based in Padstow, has, along with consortium partners, been awarded funding for a £3m research project from Innovate UK and BBSRC. This will make a series of breakthroughs in the science and technology associated with lobster culture, which will help Europe catch up with the rest

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VACANCY – Research & Development Assistant

Job Title:                            Research and Development Assistant Pay/conditions:               £13,576 per annum Based at the National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow, some work away from site will be required as will some anti-social hours and weekend cover. This is a fixed term contract for 6 months.  Annual leave for this position is 22 days

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