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Science Search

Science and Research Projects

At any one time, Defra is responsible for around 1000 research projects. This covers research in natural and social sciences as well as projects on economic analysis, monitoring, testing and surveillance activities. They have been commissioned to provide evidence which underpins Defra’s policy formulation and development.

Details of all these Defra funded projects are available through this site. Our searchable system provides a range of information on completed and ongoing projects (e.g. title, cost, contractor, duration, description, reports, etc) and is accessible though the menus on the left.

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Page last updated : 06 November 2011