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RESAS Science, Evidence and Policy Conference

RESAS Science, Evidence and Policy Conference


Rural and Environmental Science and Analytical Services (RESAS), Scottish Government (SG) is organising the first science, evidence and policy conference that will bring together stakeholders from across the rural and environmental research and policy landscape in Scotland.

The day will showcase excellence in SG funded research and build networks and collaborations.

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Objectives of the event:
❖ The event will provide an opportunity for researchers, including early career researchers, across the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Research Portfolio to showcase their research and highlight recent research outputs and impact.   

❖ This networking event will provide a forum for both researchers and policy makers from across the public sector to discuss key cross cutting strategic issues affecting Scotland’s environment, communities and rural economy.

❖ The event will enable policy colleagues to discuss with the research community policy priorities and potential future evidence needs.

As space is limited, attendance at the event is by invite only.


The full programme is available here.


The following keynote presentations are avaliable:

Bridging the gap between science and policy to achieve our climate and nature goals – Simon Fuller, keynote speaker.

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Science, Evidence and Policy Conference – Prof. Mathew Williams, keynote speaker.


SEFARI Gateway: Impact Case Studies Chaired by Dr Sallie Bailey Deputy Chief Scientific Advisor, RESAS


SEFARI Gateway is delighted to be organising and sponsoring the Poster Session. Posters covering the breadth of environment, rural and food research will being displayed by colleagues from across the Portfolio and Higher Education Institutes.

Many of the posters are also available here:


Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

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