On World Bicycle Day, Wieke Wicks celebrates the benefits – including the joys – of cycling and asks the question ‘what makes a cyclist’?
On World Book and Copyright Day, Defra Librarian Laura Graydon reflects on the origins of copyright and explains why it’s so important for us all to understand the law, and how it applies to us and our work in Defra.
From explaining your role to working out their pain points, Content Designer Anna Scott shares tips for creating great relationships and working well with subject matter experts Hi, I’m Anna. I joined Defra as a content designer just over a …
In the latest instalment from our Defra Data Heroes series, we hear from Sonja van Montfort, Defra’s Head Librarian, about how her team keeps colleagues across the Defra organisations informed through a range of print and online resources, and the vital work the team does to manage a unique library collection.
Today, we celebrate World Water Day with an update on our Water Resources Licensing Service (WRLS) from Product Owner Mark Harvett and Principal Developer Tim Tamimi.
On the 25th anniversary of World Book Day, Defra librarian Abbi Smith shares her passion for reading and explains how this passion has been passed to her 10-year-old son, Walt, who is already an avid reader himself.
Environment Agency Data and Intelligence Manager Andrea Purdy reflects on the work to modernise an ageing records management system and the learning that has been gained from the project.
To celebrate Libraries Week, Library Officers Laura Graydon and Kimberley Stansfield share their passion for library work and explain why they work in the Defra Library.
Defra’s technology innovation team recently released their 2021 Emerging Technology Radar. Tony Riggs, who leads the team, explains how it tells us a lot about the challenges and opportunities facing the Defra group, and the emerging technologies that could impact on these.
We've opened our new Earth Observation Data Service to users across Defra. This data has the potential to change our understanding of the environment. Andrew Newman explains how this is working and how we are making this data openly available.