12 Apr 2023

Scoping requirements for avian influenza surveillance and testing for wild birds in Scotland Briefing

This project is supporting the NatureScot Scientific Advisory Committee avian influenza sub-group to increase capacity for wild bird testing for both passive and active surveillance to fully identify the scale of the problem and to support decision making in reducing the spread and impact of this disease.

31 Jan 2023

Research Highlights 2021-2022

This report provides selected highlights from the year 2021-22 of the Scottish Government-funded Strategic Research Programme (SRP). The SRP, and its underpinning of SEFARI, is delivering integrated, interdisciplinary research that is creating significant innovation and practice change.

17 Jan 2023

Strategic Research Programme 2016-22 Final Report

This report summarises the extensive and multifaceted impacts arising from the Strategic Research Programme 2016-2022, supporting Scotland’s commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals and including impacts showcased throughout COP26.

25 Oct 2022

Measuring inclusive growth in the Highlands and Islands: A typology

Jonathan Hopkins1, Nick Schurch2, Andy Sarjeant3, Catherine MacNeil3, Mags Currie1, Eilidh MacDonald3, Rachel Forrest3, Heather Smith3, Robin Clarke3

Land and Communities

20 Sep 2022

Potential Market Opportunities for Hempseed and Fibre in Scotland

The production of this report was funded by the Scottish Environment, Food and Agriculture Research Institutes (SEFARI) Gateway, as part of their fellowship scheme, which are bespoke opportunities coconstructed with key partners to deliver solutions to priority policy and practice needs. By adopting desk-based resea

22 Aug 2022

Funding Call: Joint Fellowship with SEFARI Gateway and Cairngorms National Park Authority

SEFARI Gateway is delighted to provide funding for a new Fellowship with the Cairngorms National Park Authority as part of the Cairngorms 2030 programme. 

13 Jul 2022

Exploring Participatory Approaches to Policy Development for Decarbonising Transport to and within Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park - SEFARI Fellowship Report

The climate emergency presents a double challenge for public bodies as they reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and learn to adapt to the already changing climate.

4 Jul 2022

Navigating greenhouse gases

This booklet represents the collated outputs from a SEFARI Gateway-funded Fellowship, undertaken by Dr Gemma Miller, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) with the National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS).