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Science Panel

Our Science Panel comprises 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 and position statements as well as our collaborations with the non-scientific community.

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

Professor Chris Collins (Chair)

Coord. Soil Security Programme; Professor of Environmental Science, University of Reading

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

Professor Bridget Emmett

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

Professor Karen Johnson   Environmental Engineering, Durham University; Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health & Wellbeing

Professor Karen Johnson

Environmental Engineering, Durham University; Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health & Wellbeing

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 University - Soil and Agrifood Institute

Professor Jane Rickson

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

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

Dr. Elizabeth Stockdale

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