Universitet I Tromsoe – Norges Arktiske Universitet (Norway)

Universitet I Tromsoe – Norges Arktiske Universitet (Norway)

The Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics (BFE) at the University of Tromsø, Norway, is responsible for development of scientific knowledge within all areas of marine research in Norway. BFE has systematically developed competence, facilities and equipment related to marine and fishery biology, including population structure and dynamics. Teaching and research is primarily focused on the fields of freshwater and marine ecology, fisheries biology, assessment, aquaculture, resource economics and management, spatial planning governance.

The faculty hosts competence in multidisciplinary studies and in implementing results. For more information see: http://en.uit.no/om/enhet/forskning?p_dimension_id=88163

Partners / Researchers

Thuy Thi Thanh Pham

PhD in Resource Economics and Management from UiT, Norway. Research in fisheries and aquaculture fields with concentration on profitability, value chain analysis, marketing research, socio-economic impacts of climate change. She has been involved in several national and international projects including EU projects.

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Edel Oddny Elvevol

Professor in Food Science Technology. PhD from NTNU, Norway. Extensive knowledge in the area of seafood and health. She is and has been a representative in several national and international projects and committees and experience from benefit risk assessment of food (VKM, FAO).

Kåre Nolde Nielsen

Ph.D. in Social Science from UiT, Norway. Research in European fisheries management systems and marine governance issues. Awarded the 2009 Fishery Science Price.

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Michaela Aschan

Professor in Fisheries Biology and Management. Ph.D. from the University of Helsinki, Finland. Research covers in a wide range of scientific projects in stock assessment and population biology of shellfish; fish and benthic communities; bio-economic aspects of fisheries regulation and management; and climate induced changes in the marine ecosystem. Coordinator of the H2020 ClimeFish project.

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Signe Annie Sonvisen

PhD in Social Science from UiT, Norway. Extensive knowledge in fisheries and aquaculture management and governance issues.

Hanne R. Johnsen

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from UiT, Norway. Strong experience in dissemination, training programs, and project management in several EU projects.