SEFARI is the collective of six world-leading Scottish Research Institutes working on Environment, Food, Agriculture, Land Use, Rural Economy, Communities, Animal and Plant Disease, Biodiversity, Nutrition and a lot more – check out our blog and Twitter feeds to stay up to date!
Enlisting people’s help to keep our trees healthy was the task of a team representing SEFARI at the recent science showcase event UnEarthed, held at Dynamic Earth Edinburgh. The event was put on by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to engage the public with environmental science through hands-on activities, and was the largest NERC … Continue reading Game of Cones
On 27 November 2017, Scotland’s First Minister opened the World Forum on Natural Capital – this two day event sees delegates from around the world explore how our shared geology, soil, air, water and all living things should be properly accounted for – in how we live our lives, and how we spend and invest … Continue reading A Capital Venture
This week SEFARI is heading down south to London to take part in the UK’s only food and drink cross-sector event, called Food Matters Live, which is taking place from 21st-23rd November 2017 at London’s ExCeL. The free to attend event involves around 800 organisations and brings together a wide range of people and companies: food … Continue reading Food Matters go Live!
Our farmland environment is made up of a highly complex network of habitats that support an amazing diversity of plants and animals, microscopic soil organisms to farmland birds. Any changes to this intricate network of interactions can be subtle and sometimes unpredictable, so it is important we fully understand how our environment is changing over … Continue reading The Centre for Sustainable Cropping: A long-term platform for research and innovation