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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Scottish Agricultural College

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

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AC0116: GHG Platform - Nitrous Oxide Emissions Factors
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2015, Cost £6,689,724
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Theme:   Emissions from Agriculture to Air
 
 
AN1002: Analysis of foods for selenium
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £23,858
Theme:   Dietary survey and food composition: SURVEILLANCE
 
 
AW0110: Development of a novel methodology for assessing the subjective state of suffering in farm animals
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £162,405
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
 
 
AW0116(1): Understanding and controlling stress and aggression in the post-farrowing sow
Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1999, Cost £394,047
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Biotechnology
 
 
AW0123(1): The application of a Novel Qualitative Methodology to the Assessment of Behaviour and Welfare in Farm Animals.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 2001, Cost £255,267
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
 
 
AW0125: Early life programming of stress responses in the farrowing sow
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2004, Cost £384,493
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Pigs, Plants and Animals
 
 
AW0132: Qualitative assessment of behaviour as a method for the integration of welfare measurements.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2006, Cost £356,147
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Pigs
 
 
AW0231: The welfare effects of different methods of depopulation on laying hens.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2005, Cost £144,534
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Animal Welfare, Poultry
 
 
AW0235: A study to compare the health and welfare of laying hens in different types of enriched cage
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £346,171
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
AW0909: Literature review on pain measurement in sheep
Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2001, Cost £7,167
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Biological solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
 
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