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Marine science: directory of scientists

Published: 23 Nov 2019

Details of scientists working for the Marine Scotland Directorate, with some supporting documents attached.

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Marine science: directory of scientists
Dr Malcolm Hall

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Dr Malcolm Hall

Email: malcolm.hall@gov.scot

Marine Scotland, Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen AB11 9DB, UK 

Research Activity

A scientific statistical consultant servicing the Marine Scotland science programme, focussing on the design and analysis of aquatic animal health and marine environment experimental, surveillance, and monitoring investigations. Relevant published research includes optimising aquarium-based in-vivo experimental design, estimating the prevalence and temporal changes in farmed salmonid infections, and evaluating the reliability of aquatic animal infection diagnostic tests and surveillance.

External Professional Responsibilities

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

Recent Selected Publications

  • Hall et al. (2019). The potential benefits of repeated measure experiments for fish disease-challenge host-pathogen investigations. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 85, 126-131.
  • 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). An approach to evaluating the reliability of diagnostic tests on pooled groups of infected individuals. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 116, 305-312.

Contact

Post:
Marine Scotland
Mailpoint 11
1B South
Victoria Quay
EDINBURGH
EH6 6QQ

Telephone:
0300 244 4000

Email:
marinescotland@gov.scot