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Dr Vera Eory

Dr Vera Eory

Vera Eory

 0131 535 4313

Scotland’s Rural College
W Mains Rd


Vera is interested in the socio-economic aspects of sustainable agriculture and works with interdisciplinary methods to understand better how to reduce the environmental effects of agricultural production. Her research spans across topics, including the cost-effectiveness of mitigation practices, environmental co-effects, farmers’ perceptions and the assessment of policy instruments. Besides developing and leading research projects, she supervises PhD projects and works with a range of stakeholders.


Research interests

  •     Integrated assessment of the economic and environmental implications of greenhouse gas reduction practices in agriculture
  •     Cost-effectiveness analysis of pollution mitigation practices
  •     Farmers' perceptions and choices in sustainable practice adoption
  •     Evaluation of low carbon policy interventions

Leading Ideas

  • Agricultural Systems and Land Management
  • Agriculture
  • Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.5 Improving existing GHG reduction measures