Research Themes & Expertise, Samples Project list

MFRC activity is focused on achieving three important outcomes:

Enabling sustainability:

Our researchers help ensure the sustainable management of fisheries and their ecosystems by collecting, analysing and interpreting data.

Conserving biodiversity:

Our scientists help to conserve biodiversity by assessing the response of aquatic species to human impacts and environmental stresses.

Improving productivity:

Our team works closely with industry to research, test and identify innovative technologies that can improve productivity in the seafood sector.

MFRC scientists attract substantial competitive funding for research activities from industry and a diverse range of National and European programmes. Our clients and collaborators include International organisations and agencies, National agencies, Industry and national NGOs.

Further Information: 

To collaborate please contact our specialist staff or the Marine and Freshwater Research Centre Leader:

Dr Deirdre Brophy,

+353 (0)91 742484