The Team

The Team


Dr David Smyth

David’s research has focused on stock enhancement strategies for a variety of shellfish species. His particular field of interest is the restoration of the Native oyster Ostrea edulis from both a self –sustaining fishery perspective and as an environmental enrichment tool. He has also worked on bivalve population dynamics, spat settlement augmentation...


Dr Julie Webb

Julie is a Post-doctoral research officer at Bangor University’s Centre for Applied Marine Sciences (CAMS). Her background is in applied marine biology. Julie’s research interests focus on integrating aquaculture innovation with environmental sustainability. Key areas include offshore aquaculture of mussels and seaweed, co-location and turning waste into a resource...


Ros James

Ros joined the team in mid-October to provide administrative support as part of the overall administrative and management team within the Shellfish Centre. In particular Ros is responsible for making sure the necessary project and contract paperwork is completed for the Shellfish Centre.


Shelagh Malham

Shelagh has extensive experience in collaborative applied research. Primarily on environmental impacts on shellfish covering four main themes, ecological processes, climate change, pollutants and pathogens and aquaculture.








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