Research on nutrition;
feed for fish and fish as food
Top marks for NIFES
NIFES is given a very good reference in Norway’s national evaluation of biological, medical and health research.
The scientific quality of the Aquaculture, Safe Seafood and
Seafood and Health groups was evaluated as "very good", while
Monitoring was rated "good to very good". (The four groups have
since been reorganised into two: Healthy Seafood and Fish
According to the report, "very good" means that the research team
can boast of a high degree of originality, a high level of
publications in internationally renowned publications and high
productivity with extremely high international relevance.
“Of course, we are delighted to receive such recognition,
which encourages us to continue to develop our research,”
says Øyvind Lie, director of NIFES.
The evaluation by the Research Council of Norway focused especially
on scientific quality and relevance. Other aspects including
strategy, research management, recruitment and cooperation were
also identified and evaluated.
You can read the whole sub-report (in English) here.