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RESAS strategic research: 2015 highlights

RESAS strategic research: 2015 highlights

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

ISBN: 9781786525994

A report highlighting research outputs and resulting impact that were funded though the Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services (RESAS) division within the Scottish Government's Rural Affairs, Food and Environment portfolio in 2014-15.

Executive Summary

The Scottish Government funds an on-going programme of strategic scientific research on a five-year basis through the Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services (RESAS) division. This research addresses current and emerging challenges to meet short- and medium- term policy needs. RESAS funding also helps maintain Scottish-based scientific capability of international standard and associated infrastructure at the Scottish Government’s Main Research Providers. This report highlights case studies of some of the research that was carried out in 2014-15, and the impacts this research has had.