Science is at the heart of good policy making at Defra, providing evidence for decision-making, helping us find new policy solutions and helping us to identify and tackle future issues.
Defra is a major funder of science, spending over £300 million annually on research, monitoring and surveillance activities.
We believe that good quality science is crucial in maintaining the high quality of the work we do for the essentials of life - water, food, air, land, people, animals and plants.
Science Advisory Council open meeting - 28 October 2008
The Science Advisory Council, the key independent body advising Defra Scientists and Ministers, is holding an open meeting on Tuesday 28 October 2008, from 9:30 to 16:00 at Central Hall Westminster. How to register and more information...
- New Science Projects released - 3 November 2008
- Latest Competition is now available - 21 October 2008
- Latest Expression of Interest is now available - 15 October 2008
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