Welcome to the institutional repository for Scotland’s Rural College. It contains a growing collection of research outputs produced by SRUC staff.
SRUC has a long history of delivering both strategic and applied research on a diverse range of land-based topics to a wide range of funders and stakeholders at a local, national and international level. Information on current research activity at SRUC, including staff, projects and publications is available via the research section of the SRUC website.
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(2018)Cerebral lateralization, i.e. hemispheric asymmetries in structure and function, relates in many species to a preference to attack from their left. Lateralization increases cognitive capacity, enabling the simultaneous ...
(2018)Of anthropogenic methane emissions 40% can be attributed to agriculture, a majority of which is from enteric fermentation in livestock. With international commitments to tackle drivers of climate change, there is a need ...
From welcome culture to welcome limits? Uncovering preference changes over time for sheltering refugees in Germany (2018)Europe recently experienced a large influx of refugees, spurring much public debate about the admission and integration of refugees and migrants into society. Previous research based on cross-sectional data found that ...
(2018)Identification of individual livestock such as pigs and cows has become a pressing issue in recent years as intensification practices continue to be adopted and precise objective measurements are required (e.g. weight). ...
(2018)This research note presents the first study to implement a real choice experiment in a web survey. In a case study on ethical food consumption, we find statistically significant lower willingness-to-pay values for the ...