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Contractor / Funded Organisation: University of Warwick

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

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AW0512: Identify and evaluate the barriers to influencing change in on-farm animal welfare practices
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2015, Cost £519,106
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm animal welfare
Keywords:  
Development of tools - facilitate behaviour change, Sheep, Welfare
 
 
AW0514: Study to review and recommend enhancements to the AHVLA welfare compliance farm inspections risk model
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2015, Cost £227,907
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Stress Physiology and farm animal welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Modelling
 
 
AW1028: Ante- and Post-mortem inspection indicators of ruminant welfare
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2015, Cost £365,773
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm ruminants welfare
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animals, Welfare
 
 
CH0101: Vegetable Genetic Improvement Network for leafy and field vegetable 2
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2014 To 2014, Cost £296,805
Keywords:  
 
 
EV0542: Household food security - A literature review of Food Aid
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2013, Cost £51,142
Field of Study:   Sustainable Consumption and Production
Theme:   Environmental Behaviours Unit
Keywords:  
Social Research
 
 
FD2666: Considering the role of convergent volunteers during major floods
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2014, Cost £82,011
Field of Study:   Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management
Theme:   Strategy and Policy Development
Keywords:  
Reservoirs
 
 
PS2140: Use of refuge traps to disseminate entomopathogenic fungi for the control of adult vine weevil
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2015, Cost £150,380
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Alternative Plant Protection Technologies
Keywords:  
Food, Insecticide use, Application, Pesticide use
 
 
PS2154: Combined applications of microbial bio insecticides and chemical pesticides for integrated pest management of key insect pest species
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2015, Cost £95,606
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Alternative Plant Protection Technologies
Keywords:  
Pest Control, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
PS2248: Evaluating the potential of constructed wetland features for mitigating the impact of pesticide losses from agricultural land
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2017, Cost £300,000
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Environmental Fate and Behaviour
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Water Quality, Pesticide use, Water
 
 
SE0545: Prediction and Control of Vector- and Movement-Borne Livestock (ANIHWA; LIVEepi)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2016, Cost £393,380
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   New and emerging diseases
Keywords:  
Disease Control, Modelling
 
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