August 2019-Kyle gives an invited talk at the World Salmon Forum in Seattle, USA. link
April 2019-Artifishal featured on TreeHugger website. Story here
March 2019-Release of the Patagonia-funded film Artifishal, which explores the effects of hatcheries and fish farming on wild salmon decline and recovery. See trailer and screening information here
October 2018-Kyle is interviewed about Atlantic salmon stocking by CBC TV New Brunswick. link-start at 21 minutes
June 2018-Kyle delivers a keynote address at the final conference of the European Union IMPRESS project: Sustaining iconic diadromous fishes-the potential and pitfalls of cultivation. web site
April 2018-Kyle resigns from University of Zürich and moves to Pittsburgh, USA.
March 7 2018-Matilda Delphine Young is born. Kyle changes his first nappy.
March 2018-WEEN (Wales Ecology and Evolution Network) is featured in the spring edition of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles newsletter. link Well done WEEN organisers and participants and thanks FSBI!
November 2017-Kyle delivers two invited talks at the Annual Board Meeting of the Atlantic Salmon Federation in New York City.
October 2017-Kyle visits Inland Fisheries Ireland to deliver a research seminar on wild fry translocations and visit the River Erriff National Salmonid Index Catchment. see story
June 2017-Kyle gives an invited lecture at the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation AGM in Sweden.
February 2017-Lab alumna Anneli Lofstedt receives an offer to conduct PhD research at the University of Aberdeen. Congratulations Anneli!
August 2016-Lab alumnus Lewis Naisbett-Jones begins his PhD at the University of North Carolina. Go Lewis!
February 2016-Kyle joins University of Zürich as a Research Associate
October 2015-Kyle resigns from Aberystwyth University and moves to Switzerland.
April 2015-Anneli Lofstedt joins the lab with a Fisheries Society of the British Isles Fellowship to investigate the trophic patterns of global sea food consumption.
April 2015-Kyle is Highly Commended as a nominee for Staff Member of the Year as part of the AU Student Led Teaching Awards
December 2014-Kyle visits the River Dee District Salmon Fishery Board to participate in a ‘salmon stocking science’ workshop. See their website here.
November 2014-Kyle gives a Aberystwyth University Stapledon Society lecture on “Salmon stocking in the UK”. You can see the slides here: Stapledon Lecture.
October 2014-On October 2nd the Natural Resources Wales Board voted to end habitual salmon and sea trout stocking in Welsh rivers. Our research helped inform the consultation and featured as an Appendix in the Board paper that resulted in this historic decision. See the NRW board paper here. See press coverage of NRW’s decision here.
October 2014-Lewis Naisbett-Jones joins the lab with a KESS fellowship to conduct research with Afonydd Cymru on the colonisation ecology of European eel. Congratulations Lewis and welcome to the group.
October 2014-Kyle’s Welsh Crucible profile appears in the Western Mail link
August 2014-The Wales Ecology Evolution Network (WEEN) website goes live! WEEN is a new research network for postgraduate and postdoctoral ecologists and evolutionists at Welsh Universities. Check out the website here and get ready for the first annual halloWEEN meeting in October.
May 2014-Kyle is Highly Commended as a nominee for New Staff Member of the Year as part of the AU Student Led Teaching Awards
May 2014-David heads to Peru to study niche use in tree dwelling monkeys
April 2014-Kyle is selected to participate in the Welsh Crucible programme for future research leaders of Wales
March 2014-Kyle delivers invited seminar at the joint AGM of Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland & the Association of Salmon Fisheries Boards in Perth, Scotland
March 2014-The first cohort of undergrads join the lab.
January 2014-Kyle joins IBERS as a Lecturer. Nikolaos and Matt join the lab to do their MSc research.