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Dr Malcolm Hall

Email: malcolm.hall@gov.scot

Marine Scotland Science, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen AB11 9DB, UK

Research Activity

A part of the institute’s statistics group working on the design and analysis of aquatic animal and marine environment scientific and monitoring investigations. Published research includes work on optimising aquarium experimental designs, estimating the prevalence of infections, evaluating the reliability of diagnostic tests and surveillance, assessing the economic benefits of disease control intervention, and monitoring changes in disease occurrence.

External Professional Responsibilities

Royal Statistical Society elected ordinary Council member and trustee 2016-2019 inclusive serving on the Risk & Audit Committee.

Selected Publications

  • Hall & Murray (2018). Describing temporal change in adult female Lepeophtheirus salmonis abundance on Scottish farmed Atlantic salmon at the national and regional levels. Aquaculture 489, 148-153.
  • Hall et al. (2017). Utilising pathology codes to detect increases in aquatic animal disease occurrence: a retrospective case study. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists 37, 183-189.
  • Hall et al. (2015). Estimating the prevalence of Renibacterium salmoninarum infected salmonid production sites. Journal of Fish Diseases 38, 231-235.
  • Hall et al. (2014). Cost-effectiveness of alternative disease management policies for Bacterial kidney disease in Atlantic salmon aquaculture. Aquaculture 434, 88-92.
  • Hall et al. (2014). An approach to evaluating the reliability of diagnostic tests on pooled groups of infected individuals. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 116, 305-312.