The following pages include reports from recipients of Fellowships and Studentships from 2006 – 2020.
2016 – 2020
Reports from recipients of Fellowships and Studentships
UAVs in Grasslands: A brief guide (a Handbook on using drones)
Ben Roberts Aberystwyth University
Emily Grant visited NZ farmers and Massey University
The value of natural and semi-natural habitats
Michael Garratt University of Reading visiting Western Sydney University Australia
Measuring performance on sheep farms in New Zealand
Andy Jones Rothamsted N Wyke visiting Massey University NZ
The effects of different levels and lengths of induced shading in autumn and how they influence morphogical changes in perennial rygrass
Caitlin Looney TEAGASC/UCC visiting Massey University NZ
Energy grass research in Wales and Sweden
Cecilia Palmborg from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences visiting Elaine Jensen IBERS Aberystwyth
Towards a better understanding of the infestation of poisonous weeds in the rangelands of China
Wei He Northwest University Xian, Shaanxi, China
Is Above and Below-Ground Signalling in Swards Affected by the Presence of Neighbouring Plants?
Olivia Norman Rothamsted Research
Flooding tolerant forage grasses for Welsh flood prone valleys
Rachel Dye (IBERS) Aberystwyth University
To learn techniques of identifying Epichloë fungal endophytes, and the methods used for purposeful infection of perennial ryegras
Amy Farrington, Aberystwyth visiting AgResearch, Palmerston NZ, January 2018.
To survey river pastures for non- native invasive species in Aries and Ampoi valleys
Jodey Peyton, CEH visiting Romania July 2018.
Grasslands of Aries and Comana Natural Park
Oli Pescott, CEH visiting Romania July 2018.
Development of meta-models to predict future pasture yield and quality under various climate change scenarios for different European regions
M Dellar, SRUC visiting Basque Centre for Climate Change, Spain May 2018.
Bio-refining of grass to produce value added products
Anais Giraudeau, from France to Aberystwyth University.
Exploring management practices of calcareous grasslands in central Germany to inform UK management recommendations
Ashley Lyons, Edge Hill University visiting Germany, June 2017.
Comparing herbal leys with grass/clover mixtures
Paul Muto, Natural England visiting Institute of Grassland Science, University of Göttingen, Germany. August 2017 and April 2018.
Assessing and reducing uncertainty in estimating yield biomass, soil temperature and soil water content changes from mowed and grazed upland ecosystems under different management regimes at regional scale
Renáta Sándor, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Sept 2017.
Modeling growth and development of white clover
Wuping Zhang, Shanxi Agricultural University, China visiting IBERS March 2017.
Designing Supported Bimetalli Nanoalloy Catalysts for the Valorisation of Grass Fibre
Chamundi Parambath Jijil, National Chemical Laboratory Pune India visiting Cardiff University, June 2017.
Production of fermented products from grass juice and grass fibre
Neelakshi Dutta, IBERS Aberystwyth June 2017.
A comparison of high frequency, in-situ water quality analyses and sensors with conventional water sample collection and laboratory analyses for both phosphorus and nitrogen species
Juan Andrés Quincke, INIA, Uruguay visiting Rothamsted Research N. Wyke UK, October 2015.
To identify the role of Clavariaceae (coral fungi) in grassland ecosystems
Slavomir Adamcik, Institute of Botany, Bratislava, Slovakia visiting IBERS Aberystwyth August 2016