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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Oxford

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

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AN0215: An investigation of the effect of dietary lipids on human lymphocytes and on human tumour growth
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £202,530
Theme:   Role of dietary lipids in the development of heart disease
 
 
AW0111: `Effects of the neonate environment on behaviour, behavioural needs and welfare of pigs from birth up to slaughter weigh
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £162,144
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
 
 
AW0219(1): Stocking density and welfare in broilers
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £250,900
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
AW0233: Study to assess the welfare of ducks housed in systems currently used in the UK
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £294,027
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Applied research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
AW0816: Studt to investigate the space above the head and shoulders of pigs and cattle when standing during transport
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2003, Cost £28,609
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Engineering solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
Keywords:  
Livestock, Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Transport
 
 
AW0935: Study to assess the best spacing strategy for the welfare of sheep during transport
Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2007, Cost £129,902
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Biological solutions to improve welfare during handling and transport of farm livestock
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Sheep
 
 
AW1134: The influence of rearing environment on propensity for injurious pecking in laying hens
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £395,349
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
BD0409: Provision of census data to Oxford University for their work on farmland birds
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £6,150
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
Theme:   Field Boundaries and refuges
 
 
BD0906: Effects of agricultural change on birds populations
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1999, Cost £147,466
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
Theme:   Effects of arable management practices on biodiversity
 
 
CB0432: CONTRIBUTION TO A NERC KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PROJECT (INTEGRATING KNOWLEDGE TO INFORM MERCURY POLICY - IKIMP)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2010, Cost £15,000
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB04)
 
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