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 (2017-2021)

Role: PI

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Understanding ecostytem stocks and tipping points in UK blanket peatlands

Funding: £456,000 from NERC Valuing Nature Programme (2016-2019)

Role: Principal Investigator

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Soil Care for profitable and sustainable crop production in Europe

Funding: €403,000 Work Package leader in €7.6M project from EU Horizon 2020 (2015-2020)

Role: Work Package leader

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Global Peatlands Network

Funding: £72,554 from Global Challenges Research Fund, ESRC Impact Accelerator and Research England Higher Education Innovation Fund (2017-2020)

Role: Principal Investigator

Developing network ecology to understand and secure resilient food systems in Brazil and Argentina

Funding: £444,083 from Royal Society (2019-2021)

Role: Project Partner

Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme

Funding: £5M from NERC (2017-2022)

Role: Impact Evaluation Group Chair

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Developing SUstainable PERmanent Grassland systems and policies (SUPER-G)

Funding: €200,000 Work Package €10M project from EU Horizon 2020 (2019-2024)

Role: Co-Investigator

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SWEETeners and sweetness enhancers: Impact on health, obesity, safety and sustainability (SWEET)

Funding: €180,000 Work Package €9M project from EU Horizon 2020 (2019-2024)

Role: Co-Investigator

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Analysis of social barriers and opportunities to implementing the England Peat Strategy 

Funding: £60,000 from Natural England

Role: PI

Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) Test and Trial

Funding: £104,000 sub-contract as part of a £287,000 project from Defra

Role: Co-Investigator