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The key issues raised by participants at a workshop jointly organised by SAC and the Scottish Government Joint Improvement Team (JIT) to explore the coproduction of health and social care services.
This Research Briefing summarises the key findings of a literature review that explores existing literature linking health and wellbeing with an engagement with natural environments and landscapes.
This Briefing reports the results of research which used a cost-benefit approach to evaluate UK public and private spending on disease surveillance for three important diseases.
Research Briefing reports the results of recent work to explore whether it is possible to improve the survival and production of pigs through genetic selection strategies using key survival traits.
This Policy Briefing explores the national policy context and drivers for the local-level 'Cairngorms Walking to Health Programme', run by the Cairngorms Outdoor Access Trust.
This policy briefing examines the case for reducing greenhouse gas emissions through better animal health.
This briefing reports recent work that examined aggressiveness in pigs.
This report relates the findings of recent desk research into the current extent of care farming in Scotland.
Research briefing on the risk of outbreaks of liver fluke based on the latest climate change projections
This Policy Briefing covers the historical development of current legislation with suggestions regarding the shape of future legislation and potential implications for the outdoor activity sector.
Based on work undertaken during a secondment with Defra, this briefing identifies where social science research might contribute to a better understanding of tree and plant health and biosecurity.
This policy briefing outlines what Anti-microbial Resistance (AMR) is and the growing importance and need for better monitoring of AMR levels in both veterinary and human medicine.
This set of research briefings on biosecurity, are based on presentations given at the July 2013 XXV European Society of Rural Sociology conference.
This Research Briefing presents findings from a farmer workshop and survey on their perceptions of relative riskiness regarding biosecurity when faced with a range of decision choices.
This study explored farmer perceptions of pain and the acceptability of current and alternative methods of lamb castration.
Briefing by Carla Gomes et al on backyard poultry keepers
Briefing by Carla Gomes and Nick Sparks from Animal and Veterinary Sciences on disease control for egg producers
Research briefing by Professor Alistair Lawrence on the implications of positive animal welfare for various stakeholder groups
Research briefing by Professor Alistair Lawrence on positive animal welfare and how to assess good life in animals, including farmed species.
Research briefings on the positive animal welfare in relation to dairy cattle and sheep.
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