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ES R&D Evaluation by Peer Review - BD5009

Defra’s Environmental Stewardship (ES) research programme provides key evidence required to support Environmental Stewardship in England. The programme was last reviewed in 2004, but further assessment is timely in view of changes in project management, altered strategic priorities and evolving Defra policy. For this assessment of the programme’s science quality, 26 general ecological reviewers and six statisticians appraised a large sample of 39 projects of total value £9.6 million on criteria reflecting reporting, methods, data, analysis, conclusions and overall quality
This review was commissioned with the overall aim of evaluating the science involved through a co-ordinated process in which peer reviewers assessed final reports and provided quantitative and qualitative feedback.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Final Report BD5009   (540k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2011

To: 2011

Cost: £22,910
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Prof. Steve Ormerod, Miscellaneous Payments for peer review
Environmental Stewardship