Research funding:

Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Initiative - phase 2

A Living with Environmental Change (LWEC) initiative

Co-funding

Funding total

£7M over three years. 

Number of projects funded

7.

Please see list of awards (PDF 2.93MB) for project details.

Please see awarded grants (XLSX 55KB) for funding details and the rank order (XLSX 21KB) of this call.

Key aims

Translation of knowledge and evidence from studies of pests and diseases of agricultural crops, and from ecological and environmental studies was of particular interest.

Panel members

Professor Russell Foster (Chair) - University of Oxford
Professor Jim Beynon (Deputy Chair) - University of Warwick
Dr Jeremy Phillipson (Deputy Chair) - University of Newcastle
Dr Chris Cheffings - Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Dr Michael Czukai - Syngenta Ltd
Professor Giles Foody - University of Nottingham
Ms Susan Frankel - US Department of Agriculture
Professor Nick Hanley - University of Stirling
Professor Sue Hartley - University of York
Dr Berthold Heinze - BFW Austria
Professor Tom Meagher - University of St Andrews
Professor John Mumford - Imperial College London
Dr Justin Travis - University of Aberdeen
Dr Michael Jeger - Imperial College London