My projects have addressed pressing issues related to antimicrobial resistance, climate change, open science, emerging technologies, biodiversity and consumer behaviours. I believe that making better decisions means embracing complexity and the interrelationships between what we know and how we act.
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Future-proofing the EU AMR Action Plan

24 March 2023
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major challenge facing society today. To address this problem, the EU has implemented several policy frameworks, including the 2017...
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Transforming UK food systems

6 January 2023
The diversity and scale of the social, environmental, and economic impacts of our food systems as they operate today are as significant as they...
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Producer cooperation and agricultural sustainability

28 October 2022
The EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) provides direct income support to farmers, market measures to enhance food security, and development measures to promote rural...
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Sustainable use of pesticides

19 August 2021
The use of pesticides, including their health and environmental risks, is an issue of high societal concern in the EU. It’s a polarised topic,...
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National Food Strategy

26 June 2021
Food touches every part of our lives. But the way it’s produced, distributed, marketed and consumed raises serious policy questions. The National Food Strategy...
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AMR historical foresight

22 April 2021
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) refers to the ability of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms to no longer respond to medicines. AMR is typically characterised as...
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EMA fees impact assessment

17 August 2020
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) provides scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines in the EU. The EMA fees system helps to ensure...
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Animal welfare evaluation

3 July 2020
Animal welfare has been a growing field of focus for the EU since the first legislative provisions were established in 1974. Today, the Commission...
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DSI and the use of genetic resources

17 June 2020
Genetic resources are plants, animals or micro-organisms that are researched to identify their beneficial properties. These may then be used to increase scientific knowledge...
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Food systems foresight

7 January 2020
Food systems are complex systems that are, in turn, interdependent with other complex systems, such as health, energy, climate and agriculture systems. They involve...
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Technology to tackle climate change in agri-food systems

10 December 2019
Climate change poses significant challenges to global agri-food systems. For example, increased drought and flooding can have large effects on crop yields and food...
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Global health security

30 November 2019
Global health security has taken on new importance in the wake of the COVID crisis. Indeed, the spread of infectious disease has been deadlier...
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