Richard Fitzgerald Award 2022

Best Aquatic Env Poster at Environ 2022 Damir Akhmetshin SETU Carlow with ESAI Chairperson Liam McCarton and Frances Lucy representing AquaTT

The 2022 winner of the Richard Fitzgerald Memorial Prize for the Best Aquatic Poster has been announced.

Congratulations to Damir Akhmetshin, from SETU Carlow (formerly IT Carlow) for his poster presentation "Unmanned aerial vehicles for mapping seaweed: RGB and multispectral sensors"

Damir presented at Environ 2022, the 32nd Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium co-hosted by ESAI and Ulster University and held in Ulster University Belfast Campus on 20th-22nd June 2022. The conference theme was ‘Unlocking Sustainability’ and over 120 oral and poster presentations were delivered over the three day event.

The prize is awarded annually at the ESAI Environ conference in memory of one of AquaTT's founding fathers and esteemed figure in Irish aquaculture research and development, Richard Fitzgerald.

Damir received a prize proudly sponsored by AquaTT for his poster.