LiT News

Reshaping the management of animal and plant disease

LiT News

Shouldn’t policymakers be looking at the fundamentals in animal and plant disease, learning lessons and exchanging information across both of these fields and involving stakeholders at every stage? That... Read More

Relu to continue into 2013

LiT News

The Rural Economy and Land Use Programme has been granted an extension to March 2013. The extra year will mainly be devoted to further communications work, promoting findings from... Read More

Lost in Translation Conference Brochure

LiT News / Outputs

A great project brochure has been produced to support our Conference on September 21st Read More

Interdisciplinary perspectives on the management of infectious animal and plant diseases

LiT News / Outputs

New Theme issue of Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society ‘Interdisciplinary perspectives on the management of infectious animal and plant diseases’ compiled and edited  by Philip Lowe, Jeremy Phillipson, Laura... Read More

Defra tilts toward ‘science-led’ badger-culls

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The environment secretary, Caroline Spelman, has announced that the  government is “strongly minded” to allow controlled, “science-led” culls of  badgers in England to tackle bovine TB. The announcement was... Read More

Living with Uncertainty in Animal Disease Management – Register

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Register   online to attend this event on 21st September 2011 Animal diseases are a major global environmental, social and economic policy issue with potentially devastating consequences for those communities... Read More

Who should run the countryside? Celebrating the Relu Programme

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Bookings are now open for Relu’s conference “Who should run the countryside?” at The Sage, Gateshead, on 16 November 2011.  Debates on hot topics such as “21st Century Land... Read More

Lost in Translation Conference 2011: Registration now open

Activities / LiT News

Our International Conference  “Lost in Translation: Living with uncertainty in animal disease management” will be held at the Royal College of Surgeons on Wednesday September 21st. The day is... Read More

NEW PAPER Uncertainties in the governance of animal disease

LiT News / Outputs / Outputs & Activities

Our first project paper by Rob Fish has been published Uncertainties in the governance of animal disease: an interdisciplinary framework for analysis   Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 2011... Read More

Farming minister says badger cull ‘may not happen’

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19 May 2011  A badger cull to prevent the spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in cattle may not happen, the farming minister has told the BBC. Badgers are blamed... Read More

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