Current Projects

 Resilient dairy: socio-technical innovation for dairy resilience and sustainability

Funding: £1.5M from the Global Food Security Programme with support from BBSRC, ESRC, NERC and Scottish Government (2017-2022)

Role: PI

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Tropical peatland climate resilience: transforming governance of climate risks for poverty reduction in Indonesia, Peru and the Congo Basin

Funding: £200K from the British Academy (2021-2023)

Role: co-PI with Dianna Kopansky (UNEP)

Greenhouse Gas removal by augmented peat formation

Funding: £4.5M from UKRI Greenhouse Gas Removal Demonstrators programme

Role: Leading a £200K WP for SRUC

Feasibility study for a UK Farm Soil Carbon Code

Funding: £100,000 from Environment Agency Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund

Role: Co-I

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Feasibility study for a UK Saltmarsh Code: Evidence, Intervention and Investment

Funding: £100,000 from Environment Agency Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund

Role: Co-I

Extending the Peatland Code to lowland peats: Chat Moss feasibility study

Funding: £100,000 from Environment Agency Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund

Role: Co-I

Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme

Funding: £5M from NERC (2017-2022)

Role: Impact Evaluation Group Chair

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Aligning the Peatland Code with the UK Greenhouse Gas Inventory 

Funding: £60,000 from Defra (2021)

Role: Co-investigator

Strategic Advisory Group on land acquisition for carbon

Funding: £21,000 from Scottish Environment, Food and Agriculture Research Institutes (SEFARI) and University Innovation Fund (2021-2022)

Role: PI and Chair

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Regional Land Use Partnerships and the natural capital approach

Funding: £47K from Scottish Government via ClimateXChange (2021-2022)

Role: PI

The potential for carbon sequestration through nature-based solutions in Scotland

Funding: £20K from Scottish Government via ClimateXChange (2021-2022)

Role: Co-I

WET HORIZONS: Upgrading knowledge and solutions to fast-track wetland restoration across Europe

Funding: £250K Work Package in a 700K euro EU Horizon project (2022-2027)

Role: WP leader

Galvanising Change via Natural Capital

Funding: £600K from Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme (2022-2027)

Role: WP leader

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