Student Projects

See below for some past student Projects:


PhD Projects

  • Oceanography of the Faroe Shelf and Sundalagið Norður - a modeling approach (2021)
  • Lice Management in Salmon Aquaculture - Using the Faroe Islands as a case site (2020)
  • Tetradecylthioacetic acid (TTA) – A functional feed ingredient for Atlantic salmon affecting early sexual maturation, cardiac robustness and β-oxidative capacity (2018)
  • Flow Through and Around a Group of Fish Farming Cages (2016)
  • An investigation of genetic and reproductive differences between Faroe Plateau and Faroe Bank cod (Gadus morhua L.)  (2015)


Master Projects

  • Comparing density of lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) used in aquaculture to different welfare indicators (2021)
  • Effects of seaweed shelters on welfare, behavior and health of lumpfish in aquaculture (2018)
  • Modelling Dispersal of Salmon Lice in a Tidal Energetic Island System: Faroe Islands (2016)
  • Salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) and lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) in Faroese aquaculture (2016)
  • A study on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in aquaculture: Moving into exposed waters, the eect of waves on behaviour and growth (2015)
  • Seasonal variations in growth, yield and amino acid profile of sugar kelp (Saccharina latissima) cultivated in a sound in the Faroe Islands (2015)
  • The effect of exposure on sea lice population dynamics in Faroese salmon farms (2013)


Bachelor Projects

  • Eyðmerkja sjúkuelvandi E. coli og Listeria bakteriur (2017)
  • Ávirkan av hita á búning og nøring hjá alilaksi (ongoing)
  • Horisontal og vertikal spjaðing av laksalúsa (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) nauplium og smittandi kopepodittum (2017)
  • Growth and Wellfare of Juvenile Lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) (2017)
  • Development of qPCR assays for fast gender determination in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) including considerations of the genomic instability of the sex-determining locus (2016)
  • The potential inhibitory effect of fucoidan on matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) -1, -2, -8, -9 and -13 (in humans) (2016)
  • Activity of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Salmon Lice (L. salmonis) and the Effect of Fucoidan (2016)