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GAP1 NewsletterSe acaba de publicar el primer boletín del proyecto europeo GAP1: Bridging the gap between science and stakeholders, en el que participamos y sobre el que escribimos ya anteriormente. Puede descargarse en versión pdf o consultarse a continuación:

GAP1 Newsletter December 2008

New Results

Good practice guide:

WP2 has released their first deliverable, D1: Mackinson, S., Neville, S., Raicevich, S., and Worsøe Clausen, L. (eds) 2008. Good practice guide to participatory research between fisheries stakeholders and scientists. GAP project deliverable 1, 23pp. Download:

A summary brochure of Good Practice Guide is available for distribution: “Good Practice Guide: Participatory Research in Fisheries Science”.

Hotlist of Do’s and Don’t’s:ç

Planned GAP1 events

  • January 2009. Press release Good Practice Guide
  • May 5th-8th 2009. Gap1 Workshop 2, Norwich UK
  • Spring 2009. GAP1 Conference participation presenting project
  • Fall 2009. GAP1 Press event Code of conduct

Please review event list for suggestions on other events, contributions are welcome!


In September GAP partners attended a conference in the EU Parliament on renovating the CFP to improve communication between Fishermen and Scientists. Some important issues were related to improved data collection involving industry. This implies we are on good track with our GAP2 development. Report under:

Web updates

Event list:

Newest Event item is People and the Sea:

The Centre for Maritime Research (MARE) at the University of Amsterdam announces its fifth biennial conference, People and the Sea V: living with uncertainty and adapting to change’. The conference will take place from July 9?11, 2009, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Case studies page is updated with Abstracts. Interviews are underway.

Regional meeting contributions so far:

Scientific news update:

EU Parliamentary news updates:

Wishing all readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Steve Mackinson Project Coordinator:

Charlotta Järnmark Communications officer:

The GAP project is co-funded by national governments and the EU under the Framework 7 research programme (Science in Society, Co-operative Research Processes). Project number 217639.

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