Professor Iain Fraser has been successful as co-I on a Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSR) Transforming Food Systems call led by Reading. The project … Read more
Measuring and Mitigating Smallholder Farmers’ Ambiguity Aversion to Climate-Smart Agriculture in Ghana
Dr Adelina Gschwandtner, Dr Christian Crentsil and Professor Zaki Wahhaj are piloting an innovative approach to understanding the impact of ambiguity in an ongoing study with smallholder farmers … Read more
Dragons Den: Training to tender for a Research Project with the Green Infrastructure Framework
This interdisciplinary CEAS and KISS PhD training Workshop examined what it actually means to be a consultant based on a real-life call for tender – … Read more
Impact of the war in Ukraine on European/global grain and oilseed market
Professor Sophia Davidova, participated in the Round Table ‘Impact of the war in Ukraine on European/global grain and oilseed market’. Professor Sophia Davidova, Director of … Read more
The Evolution of Open Access
Agricultural and environmental economics journal Q Open editorial highlights growing requirements to publish funded research in open access journals Professor Iain Fraser lead editor of … Read more
What are the social and ethical issues raised by genome editing in farmed animal breeding?
Professor Rob Fraser is part of the multi-disciplinary research group at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics that have carried out this inquiry as to whether … Read more
The Division of Human and Social Sciences Hybrid Research Away-Day
The Schools of Economics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, and Anthropology and Conservation met to discuss their many dynamic research groups, with a view to … Read more
Gschwandtner study considers the consumption of fruit and vegetables and doing exercise – on happiness.
Adelina Gschwandtner collaborates with Sarah Jewell and Uma Kambhampati on this paper, Lifestyle and Life Satisfaction: The Role of Delayed Gratifcation, accepted for publication in … Read more
Upbeat news about the growth of the UK organic food market can be misleading
Adelina Gschwandtner and Cesar Revoredo-Giha from SRUC UK analyse Kantar data on the organic food consumption in the UK, and find that in the case … Read more
New Blood needed in farming.
Professor Sophia Davidova from Kent’s Centre for European Agri-Environmental Studies explains that an intergenerational shift in farming is necessary Following the announcement that the UK … Read more