Beth Mouat


  • Scalloway


Accepting PhD Students

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Personal profile

Research Expertise

Beth is the Director of Research, Enterprise and Impact at UHI Shetland and jointly manages the Marine Science Department with responsibility for research and development work in the fields of fisheries, marine spatial planning and aquaculture. UHI Shetland is an academic partner in the University of the Highlands and Islands and Beth is an appointed member of the University Research Degrees Committee, and deputy chair of the Marine, Environmental Science and Engineering Research Cluster.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, The reproductive dynamics of the male Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus L.)., University of Glasgow

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002

Master in Science, Patterns in the diet of Illex argenitinus (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) from the Falkland Islands jigging fishery, University of Aberdeen

Award Date: 1 Jan 1999

Bachelor of Science, Phytoplankton and hydromedusae involved in the mortality of farmed salmon in Shetland, University of Aberdeen

Award Date: 1 Jan 1998

External positions

Appointed Member, Clyde 2020 Research Advisory Group

8 Oct 20151 Apr 2019


25 Sept 2013 → …

Chair, Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation Advisory Group

2013 → …

Member, ICES Crab Working Group

2006 → …


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