Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine establishes partnership with Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College
The Ross University School Of Veterinary Medicine has established a partnership with the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) following a MOU signing ceremony of a new research agreement between the two entities on Tuesday.
The MOU signing ceremony was held at the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College.
During her opening remarks, CFBC Vice President of Administration and Finance, Jackie Williams outlined the objectives of the course.
She said that research collaboration between both institutions will include research on conservation medicine and ecosystem health.
During his feature address, Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Dr. Darryn Knobel said the joint research will help to address several issues affecting small island states.
He said marine resources and food security are just two of many.
An initial area of research focus will be placed on aquaponics, a system that combines aquaculture, or raising aquatic animals, with hydroponics and cultivating plants in water.
Ross University School Of Veterinary Medicine and CFBC will conduct this research in collaboration with the Department of Marine Resources.