Selina Stead, new Head of University of Stirling's Institute of Aquaculture
An award-winning marine biologist – who serves as a Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government – is set to take on a principal role with the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture
Professor Selina Stead, who has held a number of high-profile positions during her esteemed career, will become Head of the Institute of Aquaculture (IoA) on March 1.
Selina Stead, whose research specialises in international sustainable development of seas and oceans, is currently the UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor for Marine Management Organisation, and was Chair of the Scottish Government’s Marine Science Advisory Board from 2013 to 2017.
Professor Stead said: “Joining the University of Stirling as Head of the Institute of Aquaculture is a once in a lifetime opportunity that will allow me to work with staff, students and alumni, the wider University community, industry and government representatives to further enhance the centre’s outstanding reputation as a global leader in aquaculture.