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Dr Nicola Randall

Dr Randall manages the Centre for Evidence Based Agriculture and oversees all the research, knowledge translation and publicity activities. She set up the centre in 2012, and has been working on the use and synthesis of evidence in the fields of conservation and agriculture for over 12 years.

Dr Katy James

Dr James is the senior researcher in the CEBA. She has designed new methodologies, and works with funders and commissioners to design and implement reviews, and to carry out training.

Dr Iona-Yuelu Huang

Dr Huang is the Centre expert in the fields of business management and economics. Dr Iona Huang undertakes systematic reviews in areas such as economic impact of agri-tech ( e.g. precision farming, agricultural robotics), innovation adoption, rural development policy, rural entrepreneurship, business models, and agri-food waste management.

Lynn McIntyre

Dr Lynn McIntyre works in food microbiology and food safety, and acts as our expert advisor for related work within the centre & is involved in supporting evidence synthesis in food systems more widely.

Dr Matthew Back

Matthew Back is the departmental lead for Crop and Environmental Sciences. He is particularly experienced in reviews and evidence syntheses on the management of pests, weeds and pathogens. He has specific expertise in plant nematology and his wider research is concerned with the development of non-chemical crop protection strategies.

Ed Harris

Dr Ed Harris is an applied statistician with research interests in ecological statistics and social statistics. He has over 15 years of experience in primary research and statistical consulting in academic, private, and public sectors in conservation biology, ecology, public health, higher education and agriculture.

Claire Kershaw

Dr Claire Kershaw conducts evidence-based research in the field of animal science. She has a particular interest in the use of technologies to enhance animal productivity, health and welfare, and also utilises systematic reviews of scientific methodologies to develop reliable laboratory techniques.

Dr Philip Robinson

Dr Philip Robinson is the centre lead for animal health and welfare, and for veterinary research. Dr Robinson is an academic veterinarian and interdisciplinary scholar conducting research in the fields of veterinary epidemiology and animal health and welfare.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr Jayasurija

Dr Nilantha Jayasurija is a postdoctoral researcher working within the Centre for Evidence Based Agriculture on animal health based projects.

Dr Anthony Millington

Dr Millington is a researcher in the Centre for Evidence Based Agriculture and works with members of the team, collaborators and stakeholders to carry out systematic reviews and other evidence syntheses for decision makers.

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