We were joined by Dr. Rebecca Short in this episode, discussing a variety of work, including her role within the SOPHIE project and her work with fisheries.
About our guest: Dr. Rebecca Short
Dr. Rebecca Short specialises in marine conservation and biology, currently working on the Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) project, based at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH). Her work for the project involves conducting a systematic evidence mapping exercise, to synthesise the evidence of human health links with the oceans in Europe. Rebecca’s previous work has included completing her PhD based on the effects of mosquito net fisheries in Northern Mozambique, for which a new paper was recently published. She is also now a committee member of the Marine Social Science Network (MarSocSci), which facilitates multidisciplinary collaboration across the marine sector.
- Rebecca’s role within the SOPHIE project.
- Mosquito net use by fisheries in Mozambique.
- Work with marine aspects of the EDGE of existence project.
- Rebecca’s role at the ECEHH regarding the use of marine resources.
- Rebecca’s new role as a Blue Food Fellow.
Examples above of fish caught in mosquito nets.
- SOPHIE project Strategic Research Agenda
- Rebecca’s latest paper about the gender dimensions of mosquito net fishing
- MarSocSci newsletter sign up and Twitter
- ZSL conservation – mosquito net fishing blog
- EDGE of existence
- Rebecca’s Twitter
- If you would like to find out more about the European Centre for Environment and Human Health, take a look at our episode with Professor Lora Fleming.
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