Royal Agricultural University

Contact email: john.conway@rau.ac.uk
Geographic scope: Global or non-European
Type of Institution: University / higher educationLegal status: Public
Climate-relevant agricultural research
Climate change research in my institution / department is linked to agricultural research areas: Yes
Description of climate-relevant ag research: Staff and PhD students working on impacts of CC on agricultural systems and farmer awareness
Main / core research areas: Climate policies, Impacts of climate change, CC in agricultural systems - arable land, cropping systems, CC in agricultural systems - land, soils and territoryVery important research areas: CC in agricultural systems - agriculture greenhouse gas emissions, CC in agricultural systems - mixed, CC in agricultural systems - water managementRelatively important areas: Monitoring of climate and climate change, Monitoring - Meteorological observations, Monitoring - Hydrological observations, Monitoring - Emissions monitoring and reportingResearch level in your institution / department in the climate-related areas: Master or equivalent / ISCED 7, Doctoral or equivalent / ISCED 8
Number of researchers in climate-related areas: Below 10
Average yearly expenditure in your institution / department on climate change research in recent years (EUR): Below 20,000
Type of funding sources for your climate-related research: GovernmentResearch focus: Development focused, linkages with the SouthCollaborations with other organizations: Industry, Consumer organizations, Farmers, cooperatives and agricultural workers, Government, University / higher educationCollaborations with other countries: Australia, India, Kenya
What is the current trend of interest in climate-related research in your institution?: Increasing: especially researchers are increasingly interested
What are your institution's plans regarding climate-related research?: Increasing it