The aquaponics seminar at Solheimar was very successful. The participants came from aquaculture, horticulture, administration, universities and also hobbyist working with hydroponics and even small aquaponics systems were present at Solheimar. Moreover, many volunteers and employees at Solheimar participated. Thanks to all for interesting presentations and fruitful discussions!
The slides from presentations are available below.
Two positions are available for MSc students related to an EU funded project entitled Ecofood from Aquaponics “EcoPonics” (www.aquaponics.is/ecoponics). The project is developing aquaponics systems for coproduction of fish and plants. The work is related to the closure of nutrition cycles and optimization of production in terms of both quality and quantity of fish and vegetables. The project is connected to aquaponics networks in Europe and it is possible that travel may be included in the work. Students can use the work as an MSc project, but it is also possible to apply for a summer job.
Interested students can submit an application with CV and prior experience to Kristin Vala Ragnarsdóttir (email@example.com) or Ragnheiður I. Þórarinsdóttir (firstname.lastname@example.org). Deadline for applications is March 31, 2014.
The ecovillage Solheimar will be the venue for an interesting seminar on aquaponics on March 25th. Specialists from Norway, Spain, Denmark and Holland will join us and tell about their experience. Welcome to Solheimar! Registration until March 10th on email@example.com. Further information and agenda can be found below.