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Arrival day!

Arrival day – the researchers arrive at Aberdeen airport after roughly 30 hours of travelling

 

DAY 2 – Introduction to the programme

Setting up for the day

Nia Garniati explaining what we hope the researchers will get out of the programme, and how they will present what they have learnt.

A full conference room

Everyone made a presentation explaining what they expect from this programme:

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DAY 3 – Robert Gordon University and Waste Treatment Centre

Site observation of the RGU campus…

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…and presentations by Nia Garniati and Alan Owen

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Site observation at the Nigg Waste Treatment Centre in the afternoon

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And finishing the day by enjoying the scenery under the sun

 

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 DAY 4 – University of Aberdeen and Kings Museum, Zoology Museum, Botanical Garden

Site observation of the University of Aberdeen – Marine Biodiscovery and Biodiversity Centre with Marcel Jaspars and presentation.

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Site observation and presentations at the Museums with Neil Curtis

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DAY 5 – Brainstorming session and Maritime Museum

Brainstorming session in the morning

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Lunch!

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Site observation at the Maritime Museum

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Day 8 – Trip to Edinburgh
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Day 9 – Edinburgh Castle and Royal Botanic Garden

Pictures taken at the Edinburgh castle by the Curatorial Group

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Pictures taken at the Botanic Garden by the Curatorial Group

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Day 10 – National Museum of Scotland

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And trip to Inverness

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Day 11 – Findhorn Ecovillage

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Presentation of the concept of Ecovillage and Findhorn community

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The most recent eco-house in Findhorn

 

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Tour of the organic food production on site

Michael Shaw

Talk about Water treatment

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Day 12 – UHI Inverness College and Balcas Plant

University of Highlands and Islands – Inverness College

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A happy lunch in the sun

The Balcas plant

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The ferry to Orkney

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On the Hamnavoe ferry to Orkney

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On the Hamnavoe ferry to Orkney

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Arrival in Stromness

Day 13 – Presentations of Aquatera and ICIT, Field work in Stromness and at the Stromness Museum
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Presentation of Aquatera and Orkney by Dr Gareth Davies

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Coffee break

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Presentation of ICIT and Heriot Watt University by Dr Sandy Kerr

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Presentation by Peter Long

Tour of Stromness guided by Patricia Long

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Field work at the Stromness Museum

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Day 16 – ICIT-led Workshops

Field observations at Ness Point in Stromness

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Workshops in the Warehouse building

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Meeting and discussion with the ICIT students

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Day 17 – ICIT-led Workshops

Rocky shore ecology (with observation on the shore at Ness Point, Stromness) – Andrew Want

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Seafood security – Dr Angela Capper

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Sustainable fisheries (with observations at the ponds, Stromness) – Dr Michael Bell

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Planning for marine invasive and non-native species (with observations in the harbour, Stromness) – Dr Joanne Porter

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Day 18 – Fieldwork at Hammars Hill wind farm, SME, Scotrenewables and Orkney College

Hammars Hill wind farm

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Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd – SR2000 device

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Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd – PLAT-O device

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Orkney College UHI

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Day 19 – Field observation work on South Ronaldsay, Fossil Museum and Pier Art Centre

Tomb of the Eagles

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Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre (Burray)

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Museum Catalogue Workshop

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Pier Art Centre (Stromness)

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