University Centre Sparsholt (@UC_Sparsholt) Degree Student, Sofia Forino has won undergraduate first place at the 2021 Equine Science Symposium which took place virtually between the 1-4 June this year.
@UC_Sparsholt Lecturer, Dr Kate Johnson has won £6,500 in funding from The Farmers Club Charitable Trust (@TheFCCT) 2021 Agricultural Educator Awards.
Dr Johnson is a Higher Education Lecturer for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine and is a course tutor for the FdSc Marine Ecology and Conservation degree at University Centre Sparsholt (UCS). The prestigious award will fund, when restrictions allow, travel to Malaysia to visit universities and fish farms to study novel aquaculture. On completion Dr Johnson will produce a report on ‘An investigation into the development of novel fin fish aquaculture, with a focus on minimising environmental impacts.’ The report once completed will be submitted to the Farmers Club Charitable Trust and a summary of the report may be published in the Farmers Club Journal.