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Students win at Sea Farmer's Conference

Posted by Stephanie Rogers on February 12, 2015 in News

Dalhousie Aquaculture students, Minhao Fu and Jing Lu were two of the three students chosen to present their research at the 2015 Sea Farmers Conference on January 30th to compete for the Cathy Enright Scholarship.

Both Minhao Fu and Jing Lu are conducting their MSc research under the direction of Dr. Derek Anderson. Both students represented our Faculty well in communicating their research contributions to the aquaculture sector.  A scientific panel of judges awarded the scholarship to Jing Lu, who presented her research on “Use of Camelina sativa oil and solvent-extracted meal for Atlantic salmon fry (Salmo salar).  Congratulations to both Minhao and Jing for being selected to compete for the scholarship and congratulations to Jing Lu for winning the $1000 scholarship.

(LtoR) Dr. Cathy Enright and Jing Lu

The Cathy Enright scholarship is awarded each year to the best student research presentation at the Sea Farmers conference. It was named the Cathy Enright scholarship in 2012,to honour the contributions that NSAC retired faculty member Cathy Enright made to aquaculture in Nova Scotia.