School of Social and Political Science

Research project type

The role of livestock in food system resilience in remote, upland regions (ResULTS)

Principal investigator

Principal investigator



ResULTS examines the resilience of beef and sheep production in upland regions of Northern England and Scotland, in the face of uncertain environments and policy landscapes, and the consequences to the global and local food systems of these responses.

Four case studies will be undertaken, one in each of Yorkshire Dales, Scottish Borders, Orkney and The Hebrides.

Research Team
  • Isabel Fletcher, Senior Research Fellow
  • Chrysa Lamprinopolou, Research Fellow

Funded through the Global Food Security’s ‘Resilience of the UK Food System Programme’, with support from BBSRC, ESRC, NERC and Scottish Government.

Further information

Research themes

  • Innovation in life sciences (agriculture, food and health)
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