To engage the agri-food sector, enabling businesses to access NERC research outputs and capability to address environ and sustainability challenges

Lead Research Organisation: University of Edinburgh
Department Name: ESRC Innogen Centre

Abstract

To engage the agri-food sector, enabling businesses to access NERC research outputs and capability to address environ and sustainability challenges

Publications

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Description This project does not have key findings because it was not a research project but a knowledge exchange fellowship.
Exploitation Route The project consisted of working with stakeholders, including academics in other disciplines, who may choose to make use of the findings.
Sectors Agriculture, Food and Drink

 
Description It is impossibe to trace back the diffuse work undertaken during this fellowship.
Sector Agriculture, Food and Drink
 
Description Oral evidence given to UK Parliament Scottish Affairs Committee enquiry on Future of Scottish Agriculture
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tz4rPtZl-TA
 
Description Antimicrobial resistance, livestock and the environment 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Workshop to better understand relationship between antimicrobial resistance, livestock and the environment: 37 attended 37% industry, 21% policy, 39% academic. From post-workshop questionnaire 96% had thought about AMR in at least one new way, 87% made at least one new, useful contact, 100% had thought of a new response in this area.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Workshop on meeting the challenge of sustainable ruminant feed 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact An interdisciplinary, stakeholder engagement event to look at supplying ruminant feed more sustainably. From a post-workshop questionnaire: 82% had at leas one new insight into the challenges of sustainable ruminant feed, 82% helped clarify thoughts, 82% thought about a strategic response to the question in at least one new way, 91% made at least one new poentially useful contact. 43% of attendees were from industry.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014