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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Newcastle

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

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AN0309: Complex carbohydrates and insulin sensitivity.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £321,045
Theme:   Role of complex carbohydrates in the diet
 
 
AW0124: Environmental enrichment, behavioural development and welfare of pigs
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £269,124
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Pigs
 
 
AW0126: Environmental and genetic influence on the development of adverse behaviour in pigs
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2003, Cost £284,574
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Pigs
 
 
AW0130: Welfare of finishing pigs under different management systems.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £185,940
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Farming, Livestock Farming, Pigs
 
 
AW0143: Re-designing the farrowing environment from first principles to optimise animal welfare and economic performance.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2015, Cost £873,421
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   On-farm pig welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Pigs, Plants and Animals
 
 
AW1136: Non-chemical control of Red Mite in laying hen housing systems (MITEeHEN)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2008, Cost £250,561
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
AW1141: Quantifying the subjective state of feed restricted broiler chickens using behavioural and neurochemical measures
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2012, Cost £706,792
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
BD0324: The assessment of vegetation management in ESAs: the development of a computer system
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £90,039
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
Theme:   Species-rich grassland
 
 
BD1228: Environmentally sustainable & economically viable grazing systems for restoration & maintenance of heather moorland: E&W
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2007, Cost £1,125,608
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
Theme:   Uplands
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environmental Protection, Land, Peer Review, Uplands, Biodiversity
 
 
BD1316: Water availability and budgets for wetland restoration and recreation sites
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2003, Cost £237,439
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
Theme:   Wetlands
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Environmental Protection, Land, Biodiversity
 
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