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Social Science Aspects of Fisheries for the 21st Century

Objective

SAF21 is an interdisciplinary and intersectoral network that embeds the social scientists of the future into EU fisheries management systems. It trains experts in analysis of human social behaviour for the better management of socio-ecological complex systems such as fisheries. Behaviour of fishers is complex as trust building and norms acceptance influence compliance with fishing regulations in unpredictable ways. The desired behaviour of fishers is often different from the actual subsequent one as those involved adapt to and find ways around new regulatory regimes, often with catastrophic consequences on resources. Therefore, an integrated understanding of the fine mechanisms governing fishers’ behaviour in relation with the regulative processes is needed, to the benefit of decision makers, fishing industry and the environment alike. Academic research and training have insufficiently reflected this need. SAF21 will contribute to rectifying this by training researchers in using tools of the 21st century, e.g. computational sociology techniques, to analyse this topic from a multitude of angles: public understanding of fisheries, trust and norms, social and regulative norms, social marketing of fisheries norms, stakeholders interaction in different management systems and socio-economic resilience. This knowledge will initiate the development of innovative management strategies, especially when it comes to shifting to new regulatory regimes. The wide-ranging training envisaged will offer a structured doctoral training in academic and transferable skills in addition to highly intersectoral non-academic mobility opportunities. Thus, the SAF21 candidates will have the necessary skills and experience to cross disciplines and work sectors. SAF21 will provide researchers the opportunity to fulfill their scientific social responsibility at a higher level than conventional doctoral programs, by ensuring significant time and training for public engagement and outreach.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITETET I TROMSOE - NORGES ARKTISKE UNIVERSITET
Net EU contribution
€ 572 550,48
Address
Hansine Hansens Veg 14
9019 Tromso
Norway

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Region
Norge Nord-Norge Troms og Finnmark
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (7)

MATIS OHF
Iceland
Net EU contribution
€ 269 145,36
Address
Vinlandsleid 12
113 Reykjavik

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Region
Ísland Ísland Höfuðborgarsvæði
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
HASKOLI ISLANDS
Iceland
Net EU contribution
€ 269 145,36
Address
Saemundargotu 2
101 Reykjavik

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Region
Ísland Ísland Höfuðborgarsvæði
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIVERSITEIT UTRECHT
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 255 374,28
Address
Heidelberglaan 8
3584 CS Utrecht

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Region
West-Nederland Utrecht Utrecht
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 797 089,65
Address
Oxford Road All Saints Building
M15 6BH Manchester

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Region
North West (England) Greater Manchester Manchester
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CENTRO TECNOLOGICO DEL MAR - FUNDACION CETMAR
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 247 872,96
Address
Rua De Eduardo Cabello
36208 Vigo

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Region
Galicia Pontevedra
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MAPIX TECHNOLOGIES LTD

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 22 773,99
Address
Timber Bush 47 Suite 105 The Bourse
EH6 6QH Edinburgh

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Eastern Scotland Edinburgh
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SYNTESA APS
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 290 081,88
Address
Strandgade 91 4 Sal
1401 Kobenhavn

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Byen København
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Partners (6)

Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

The Iceland Ocean Cluster
Iceland
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address

Reykjavík

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

National Association of Small Boat Owners
Iceland
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address

Reykjavík

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

TRACKWELL HF
Iceland
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

South African Association for Marine Biological Research
South Africa
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

MUNDO AQUATICO - PARQUES OCEANOGRAFICOS DE ENTRETENIMENTO EDUCATIVO SA
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Av. Paulo Sexto - Edificio Marvi Lj2 6b
1900 784 Lisboa

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Continente Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Partner

Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.

ITIM INTERNATIONAL OY
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Arabiankatu 12
00560 Helsinki

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00