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Contractor / Funded Organisation: WRc plc

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

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EV0550: Shaping the choice architecture – the role of consumer information (Try Before You Buy)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2014 To 2015, Cost £170,624
Field of Study:   Sustainable Consumption and Production
Theme:   Environmental Behaviours Unit
 
 
ME4126: Developing best practice to underpin UKMMAS: Protocol Marine Monitoring Manual
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2012, Cost £175,579
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Marine
Theme:   Monitoring & Assessment
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Marine Monitoring
 
 
PS2812: Extended impact assessment study of the human health and environment criteria for endocrine disrupting substances proposed by HSE , CRD.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2012, Cost £67,174
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Policy Associated Research
Keywords:  
Ecotoxicology, Environmental Protection, Public Health, Regulatory policy
 
 
PS2815: Impact assessments for proposed guidance document on Aquatic Ecotoxicology risk assessment under EU plant protection products marketing regulations EC No.1107/2009
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2013, Cost £13,913
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Policy Associated Research
Keywords:  
Agriculture, Ecotoxicology, Environmental Effects, Risk, Water, Advice
 
 
WQ0112: Understanding the Environmental Effects of Farming on Aquatic Ecosystems
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £38,705
Field of Study:   Water Quality
Theme:   Water Quality (SFFS)
Keywords:  
Ecosystem Functioning, Farming, Nitrates, Phosphorus, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Water Framework Directive, Water Quality, Water Quality and Use, Biodiversity
 
 
WQ0206: Agronomic and environmental impacts of organic materials applied to agricultural land
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2009, Cost £39,963
Theme:   Water Quality (SFFS)
Keywords:  
 
 
WQ0207: Demonstration Test Catchments: Design of a monitoring strategy for the Demonstration Test Catchments project.
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2009, Cost £11,360
Theme:   Water Quality (SFFS)
Keywords:  
 
 
WR0108: UK Support for EU LEACHXS Expert Database on Waste Characterisation
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £99,000
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Theme:   Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management
Keywords:  
Database, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impact, Environmental Impacts, Environmental Protection, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Impact, Impact assessment, Managing residual waste in landfill, Monitoring and evaluation, Pollution, Pollution - Prevention and Control, Pollution Prevention and Control, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Understanding waste composition and trends, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR0110: Characterisation of Residues from Industrial Processes and Waste Treatment
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £441,956
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Theme:   B: Effective Regulation
Keywords:  
Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change, Composting, Database, Environment, Environmental Effects, Environmental Impacts, Environmental Protection, Air Pollution, Establishing a sound database for waste management, Global Warming, Greenhouse Effect, Managing residual waste in landfill, Organic, Policy Development, Pollution, Recycling, Residual Wastes Management, Residues, Residues Testing, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Resource Consumption and Management, Systems for Resource Recovery, Treatment, Understanding resource flows, Understanding waste composition and trends, Waste, Waste Management
 
 
WR1103: Review of environmental impacts of spreading waste to land
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £49,713
Field of Study:   Waste Management
Theme:   B: Effective Regulation
Keywords:  
Biowaste, Agricultural Land, Environmental Impact, Environmental Protection, Systems for Resource Recovery, Waste, Waste Management
 
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