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Spotlight on Strategic Research Achievements 2013-2014

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Published on 29 January 2016

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Scottish Livestock and Poultry Farmers Asked to Give SRUC Their Views on Animal Health Planning

Researchers from Scotland?s Rural College (SRUC) are appealing to livestock and poultry farmers across Scotland to take part in a short survey to discover what farmers think of animal health planning. Read more

Published on 11 March 2015

SRUC Researcher Reflects on his Findings from the Reintroduction of Beavers in Scotland

Scottish scientists gathered in Lochgilphead on 19 February to share their findings with the local community following the trial reintroduction of beavers into the wild in Knapdale, Argyll & Bute. Read more

Published on 04 March 2015 in Sustainability and Communities, Ecosystems and biodiversity

SRUC and University of Edinburgh 'Most Powerful' in UK Agricultural and Veterinary Research

Agricultural and veterinary research at SRUC and the University of Edinburgh has been ranked as most powerful in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework (REF). Read more

Published on 18 December 2014 in Sustainability and Communities, Climate, water and energy, Ecosystems and biodiversity, Food, health and wellbeing

Calling all Teenagers: Science needs YOU!

Researchers in Edinburgh have been awarded £479,000 by the UK Government's Rural Affairs Department (Defra) to study teenagers' attitudes and behaviour towards animals. Read more

Published on 27 October 2014 in Food, health and wellbeing

Spotlight on Strategic Research Achievements 2012-13

The Scottish Government (Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division) Strategic Research Programme (SRP) has launched its latest spotlight document. Read more

Published on 10 July 2014 in Sustainability and Communities, Climate, water and energy, Ecosystems and biodiversity, Food, health and wellbeing

Strategic Programme Workshop on Sustainable Intensification

A strategic approach to delivering novel and more environmentally sustainable food production offers enormous potential to enhance food security. Read more

Published on 07 July 2014

Scotland's Rural Poor 'Falling Through Cracks' Says New SRUC Report

Nearly 60% of over-60s in rural Scotland are living in fuel poverty - evidence that the rural poor and disadvantaged are often 'falling through the cracks', according to the new SRUC report. Read more

Published on 09 June 2014

Presentations from Vibrant Rural Communities workshop

Poster presentations and a report from the Vibrant Rural Communities workshop held last year are now available online. Read more

Published on 24 January 2014

SRUC Contribution to EU Animal Task Force

Researcher Professor Alistair Stott, Group Manger Future Farming Systems with Scotland's Rural College, was amongst the speakers at the 3rd Animal Task Force Seminar, held recently in Brussels. Read more

Published on 14 November 2013 Sustainability and Communities , Food, health and wellbeing

From CAP to Volunteering and Public Service Reform

The reform debates of Pillar I and Pillar II of the CAP at the end of June have continued to result in a number of publications from the SRUC Rural Policy Centre. Read more

Published on 26 September 2013 Sustainability and Communities , Climate, water and energy , Ecosystems and biodiversity , Food, health and wellbeing

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