SARTRAC Whole Consortium Meeting #2 (virtual)

From 21st – 25th June, 2021, the SARTRAC consortium project staff and students, SARTRAC Research Advisory Committee, invited observers and invited speakers come together to present project findings, review progress, and plan the coming 12 months. With two days designed for external participation (Day 1 – high level outputs; and Day 4 – capacity building),…

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SARTRAC at “Sargassum Golden Tides, a global problem” Conference

On 26th May, a half day conference was hosted by Algae-UK, BBNet and EBNet to showcase UK Sargassum research to an international audience. Hosted by Dr John Milledge and Dr Kirstin Covington, the event welcomed leaders in the field researching the challenges and opportunities of the Sargassum influxes in the Caribbean, Mexico and West Africa.…

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Introducing: PhycoMExUK

SARTRAC recently had the opportunity to meet Amy Pilsbury and Mike Allen from the PhycoMExUK team, and to learn more about their work to turn seaweed into fertilisers. The focus of SARTRAC is on transformational adaption and generating equitable opportunities for the poorest of the poor from Sargassum, and the work includes case study sites…

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More than Maps workshops

The More than Maps public engagement initiative aims to share replicable and open-access skills in mapping and social science analysis, to empower students and young professionals in research supporting climate change adaptation.

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More than Maps Workshop at SOTSEF 2021

On 9th March 2021, our More than Maps team delivered a workshop on the role of social sciences in climate change adaptation at the Southampton Science and Engineering Festival (SOTSEF). SOTSEF is the University of Southampton’s annual award-winning science festival which showcases word-class research in STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) to the public.…

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SARTRAC Theory of Change

To ensure that we are delivering our long term impact of “influencing sargassum policy and management decisions at the international level and within partner countries, notably Jamaica and Ghana”, we have developed a monitoring and evaluation system based on our Theory of Change. The slides (attached below) show this theory of change, and the short…

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Transformational Adaptation

Short (7 minute) presentation on our early thoughts on transformational adaptation within SARTRAC. Any feedback gratefully appreciated.

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