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Science Panel

Our Science Panel is composed of leading experts on soil health issues representing scientific interests in agri-economics, soil biology, structure, security, ecology, monitoring and metrics.  The Panel provides advice on technical and research aspects of soil health and contributes to guidance, position statements and other documents as well as our collaborations with the non-scientific community.

 Professor Chris Collins (Chair)  Coordinator, Soil Security Programme;  Professor of Environmental Science, University of Reading 

Professor Chris Collins (Chair)

Coordinator, Soil Security Programme;  Professor of Environmental Science, University of Reading 

 Professor Bridget Emmett  Head of Soils and Land Use Science Area, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Professor Bridget Emmett

Head of Soils and Land Use Science Area, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

 Professor Iain Fraser  Professor of Agri-Environmental Economics, University of Kent

Professor Iain Fraser

Professor of Agri-Environmental Economics, University of Kent

 Professor Jonathan Leake  Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield

Professor Jonathan Leake

Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield

 Professor Jane Rickson  Professor of Soil Erosion and Conservation, Cranfield Soil and Agrifood Institute

Professor Jane Rickson

Professor of Soil Erosion and Conservation, Cranfield Soil and Agrifood Institute

 Dr. Elizabeth Stockdale  Head of Farming Systems, NIAB (the National Institute of Agricultural Botany)  

Dr. Elizabeth Stockdale

Head of Farming Systems, NIAB (the National Institute of Agricultural Botany)