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Nature Paper co-authored by Simon Conveys & Nigel Boatman wins RSPB Science Award

The Nature paper that Nigel Boatman and Simon Conyers co-authored has won the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science award for a scientific paper of high conservation. Last year’s winner was Richard Pywell at CEH.


24 March 2017

Fera Take Part in OLEUM Project Combating Olive Oil Food Fraud

With twenty international partners, from fifteen European and non-European countries, and a budget of five million Euros, the highest ever allocated in Europe, there are great research expectations within the OLEUM project.


15 March 2017

Damage to vegetables caused by root-knot nematodes

Plant-parasitic nematodes are of considerable importance across the agricultural industry worldwide and their devastating effects on crops have major economic and social impacts. About 27,000 species of nematodes have been formally identified.


09 March 2017

Fera forges ahead deploying big data to quantify UK pesticide use

Fera Science is expanding the available datasets for its Pesticide Usage Survey (PUS), to better analyse what is happening with the application of active ingredients across UK farmland.


21 February 2017