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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Cambridge

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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AE0220: Impact of dredging adjacent to Race Bank
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £25,000
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Marine
Theme:   Scientific Support for Food & Environment Protection Act Pt II 1985 (Deposits in the Sea)
Keywords:  
Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Water quality monitoring
 
 
AE0225: A study of the generation and collapse of a plume from an agitation dredger
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £93,118
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Marine
Theme:   Scientific Support for Food & Environment Protection Act Pt II 1985 (Deposits in the Sea)
Keywords:  
Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Water quality monitoring
 
 
AN0211: Role of Individual Fatty Acids in Lipoprotein Oxidation and Cytotoxicity
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1995, Cost £170,042
Theme:   Role of dietary lipids in the development of heart disease
 
 
AN0412: Glucose Induced Protein Oxidation and Macrophage Protein Metabolism
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1996, Cost £269,073
Theme:   Antioxidants in food
 
 
AN0517: Relative potencies of individual carotenoids to inhibit human macrophage-mediated LDL oxidation and cytotoxicity.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £79,869
Theme:   Measurements of optimal nutrient status
 
 
AN0816: Improved methods of dietary assessment
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1998, Cost £130,260
Theme:   Dietary surveys and food composition: RESEARCH
 
 
AW0113: Novel group-farrowing systems to improve sow welfare and reduce piglet mortality
Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £156,220
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
 
 
AW0134: Identifying the genetic causes of sow aggression towards their offspring.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2007, Cost £559,343
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Pigs
 
 
AW0141: Search for allelic variants & halplotypes associated with increased risk of the maternal aggression in sows
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £390,565
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Pigs, Plants and Animals
 
 
AW0227: A Literature Review on the Pathology of Lameness in Commercial Broilers
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2001, Cost £26,195
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
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