In National Tree Week, Defra technology innovation consultant Jon Griffiths shares his insight on how a collaborative project has been investigating where Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology could help monitor tree growth, and support research into the role trees play in tackling climate change.
On World Fisheries Day Dr Dominic Berry, a member of the Environment Agency’s’ ‘I Want to Fish’ team, reflects on a recently completed research project concerning recreational freshwater fisheries in Wales and England.
In Inter Faith Week, Tricia Olagunju, explains why her faith is important to her and how it has helped her to strive towards helping others.
David Lau and Ethan Summers share some insights into their work to develop an AI (Artificial Intelligence) Community of Interest for colleagues in Defra who are interested in building, and sharing, their knowledge of this rapidly expanding technology.
On World Adoption Day, Emma-Claire Shaw reflects on her own experiences of adopting, five years ago, and looks forward to embarking on the adoption journey for a second time, very soon.
Linda Williams from the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) explains how harnessing the benefits of robotics automation is making a real difference for her and her colleagues.
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and Laurie Doyle explains why, with 2.1 million malicious cyber campaigns reported in 2022, it’s more important than ever to know how to protect yourself online.
In Recycle Week Jenny Rogal and Polly Howden explain how the work they are doing to develop a new Local Authority Payments tool will ensure the tool meets the needs of the end users - local authorities.
In Recycle Week, Jason Stockwell reflects on the user research process taking place under the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme for packaging, which will see packaging producers paying the full cost of disposing of packaging waste, money which in turn will be granted to local authorities to cover recycling and disposal costs.
In the second post of this two-part blog, Defra content designers, Ruth Fryer and Sandeep Dhaliwal mention artefacts, approaches, analysis and how to finish discovery and prepare for alpha.