. Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy. UCL's Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) is offering several opportunities for doctoral study, including an EPSRC PhD Studentship.
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Prof N Hanley, Prof K Park
18 January 2019
Payment for Ecosystem Service (agri-environment) schemes aim to deliver conservation benefits by paying landowners to change their land management in a way in which ecosystem quality and biodiversity outcomes are enhanced.
Air pollution is the largest global threat to health (Lancet, 2017). In the UK, about 40,000 people die prematurely each year due to exposure to air pollution (RCP, 2016) and UK health care costs due to air pollution may be as high as £160 million per year (PHE, 2018).
Global environmental issues related to food security, biodiversity, and use of antibiotic, pesticide and fertilizers suggest use of smart mixtures of crops/stocks in agriculture, forestry, farming, and ranching.