AERU AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH UNIT
 

Projects

Current

Start date End date Title Ref. ID
2021 2021 Development of a catchment pesticide guide ARW/2020/06
2020 2021 Regulatory support for the risk assessment and re-evaluation of Bisphenol A as used in food packaging GP/EFSA/FIP/2018/02 - Lot 3
2020 2025 FRAMEwork: Farmers clusters for realising agrobiodiversity management across ecosystems SFS-01-2018-2019-2020
2020 2021 Energy balance - Strategic Cereal Farm East -
2020 2020 Balancing the Environment Agency's residual greenhouse gas emissions -
2020 2020 Environmental Impact Assessment of current urban weed control methods -
2019 2021 Development of a pesticide load indicator PC0102
2019 2020 The toxicological and environmental risks from chemicals in food packaging GP/EFSA/FIP/2018/01 – Lot 3
2011 Ongoing BPDB (Bio-Pesticides DataBase) -
2011 Ongoing VSDB (Veterinary Substances DataBase) -
2006 Ongoing PPDB (Pesticide Properties DataBase) -
2005 Ongoing Fertiliser Advisers Certification & Training Scheme (FACTS) -

Past

Start date End date Title Ref. ID
2018 2020 Providing support in relation to the identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Nitrates Directive (91/676/EEC) ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017
2018 2019 Inventory and synthesis of the biological and toxicological data of artificial sweeteners GP/EFSA/FIP/2018/01 - Lot 3
2018 2019 Artificial sweeteners and their potential for environmental impact RC/EFSA/FIP/2018/02
2017 2020 Establishing a field-based evidence base for the impact of agri-environment options on soil carbon and climate change mitigation RP04176/Framework 24931
2017 2019 EFA calculator maintenance and development Ares(2017)1119080 - 02/03/2017
2017 2018 EIA of US sugar beet and sugar cane production -
2016 2017 Affinity Water: Payment for ecosystem services -
2016 2017 Review of published data on exposure to pesticides for residents and bystanders OC/EFSA/PRAS/2015/05
2016 2017 QuESSA: Quantification of Ecosystem Services for Sustainable Agriculture EU 7th Framework Programme: No 311879
2016 2017 Managing OSR volunteers in subsequent oilseed rape crops -
2016 2017 Re-Engineering Business for Sustainability (REBUS) -
2015 2015 EPA registration assessment -
2014 2015 Guidance & tool to support farmers in taking aware decisions on Ecological Focus Areas (awareEFA) JRC/IPR/2014/H.4/0022/NC
2014 2014 Review of data relating to Dietary Reference Values (P, Mg & Cu) NP/EFSA/NUTRI/2014/01 Lot 2
2014 2014 Review of data relating to Dietary Reference Values (Cl & Na) NP/EFSA/NUTRI/2014/01 Lot 3
2013 2017 Preparatory work to support the re-evaluation of botanically defined feed flavouring additives OC/EFSA/FEED/2013/02
2013 2017 Sustainable Intensification Platform (SIP) LM0201
2013 2014 Waitrose pesticide load indicator -
2012 2013 Measuring the extent to which greenhouse gas emission savings achieved by Environmental Stewardship are displaced NECR121
2012 2013 Review of livestock feed additives that have direct beneficial effects on the environment CFT/EFSA/FEED/2012/02 – CT01
2012 2013 OSCAR - Optimal Strategies for Climate change Action in Rural areas 071201/2011/609681/SER/CLIMA.A.2
2012 2012 Farm Efficiency Hub -
2012 2012 Water footprinting pasta production -
2011 2011 Climate Change: Calculation of mitigation potential of new ELS and UELS options. Follow-up to the outputs of BD2302 BD5007
2010 2015 Sustainable urban weed management -
2010 2011 A land carbon management plan for the Wallington estate -
2010 2011 Effective approaches to environmental labelling of food products FO0419 (FFG0911)
2009 2010 The climate change mitigation potential of an EU farm: towards a farm-based integrated assessment ENV.B.1/ETU/2009/0052
2007 2009 Assessment of reduction in environmental burdens through targeted measures compared with whole farm approaches in cropping and livestock systems IF0131
2007 2008 Impact of the proposed NVZ Action Programme on greenhouse gas emissions WT0757NVZ
2006 2010 Functional Tools for Pesticide Risk Assessment & Management in Europe (FOOTPRINT) -
2006 2007 Current and potential climate change mitigation effects of Environmental Stewardship BD2302
2006 2006 The environmental impact of horticultural practices in the EA's Southern Region -
2005 2008 Strengthening the chain for knowledge transfer for members of the Assured Produce scheme HH3816NX
2005 2008 Energy optimisation in European greenhouses - GREENERGY -
2005 2014 Defra's Whole Farm Approach -
2004 2016 ADLib (Agricultural Document Library) -
2004 2005 Assured Food Standards (AFS) -
2004 2005 Defra content audit TVA 8188
2004 2005 Planning Your Entry Level Stewardship application -
2004 2005 OECD research fellowship: Comparing effect-based and means-based methods of environmental impact assessment in agriculture -
2003 2005 Sustainability of the UK strawberry crop HH3606NSF
2003 2004 Guidelines for farmers in Scottish NVZs -
2003 2004 An investigation of varietal characteristics required for sustainable agriculture VS0128
2003 2004 Computerised version of the 4-Point Plan -
2003 2004 Nutrient budgeting in the Ythan NVZ -
2002 2003 Environment and energy impact assessment for sugar beet production systems -
2002 2003 Comparison of the environmental risk of pesticides used in conventional and integrated farming systems for farms -
2002 2003 Priorities for the environmental protection of soil P5-055
2002 2002 Environmental auditing of the hardy nursery stock sector -
2000 2002 Application of the national sustainable agriculture indicators to farm level NT1855
2000 2002 Development of an organic conversion planning tool (OrgPlan) OF 0159
1999 2001 Development of an on-farm risk assessment system for pesticide use -
1999 2000 Countryside access -
1998 2001 Action for Growth in the Rural Economy (AGRE) -
1998 1999 Concerted Action of Pesticide Environmental Risk indicators (CAPER) -
1998 1999 Development of environmental banding for the Government's proposed pesticide tax -
1997 1998 Computerisation of the LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) audit & performance monitoring system -
1994 2017 EMA & EMA Online -

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