18 September 2014
Earthworms in grassland

How to enhance earthworm populations in agricultural grasslands

22 September 2014
Field Lab: Woodchip Compost

Part 3: Discussion of final results



12 September 2014
Soil nitrogen increased through greater plant biodiversity

Increased plant biodiversity improves grassland soil quality by boosting its nitrogen levels, even in the absence of nitrogen-fixing plants

10 September 2014
EU must support the development of the organic sector

Key EU policy-makers agree: Organic is a key sector to develop in Europe



18 July 2014
Prince of Wales visits Food & Farming Summer School

As part of his annual Food and Farming Summer School, HRH The Prince of Wales met with students and farmers at Eastbrook Farm in Wiltshire.

The Organic Research Centre contact details

Elm Farm (main site)

Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 0HR
Phone (Switchboard): +44 (0)1488 658298
Fax: +44 (0)1488 658503
Email: elmfarm@organicresearchcentre.com

Google map of our location
Directions (PDF 307KB) to the Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm.

Special services/direct lines

Institute of Organic Training and Advice (Mark Measures) +44 (0)1547 528546

Staff details

NameJob titleEmail prefixExtensionAdditional information
Prof. Nic LampkinExecutive directornic.l521Team leader, Policy, Information Services and Admin teams, Company secretary
Dr. Bruce PearceDeputy directorbruce.p551Research team leader, Contracts manager, Human resources
Mr. Chris AllenTechnology support officerchris.a561Computing and communications support
Ms. Alison DayFinance officeralison.d541Accounts, payments
Dr. Catherine GerrardSocio-economics researchercatherine.g524Data analyst
Dr. Robbie GirlingPrincipal researcher in crops and agroforestryrobbie.g553Team leader, Crops and Agroforestry research team
Dr. Konstantinos ZaralisSenior Researcher in Livestock Productionkostas.z512
Mr. Mark MeasuresPrincipal consultantmark.m0Director, IOTA
Dr. Susanne PadelPrincipal socio-economic researchersusanne.p552Team leader, Livestock, Socio-economics and Sustainability research team
Dr. Jo SmithSenior agroecology researcherjo.s531Eco-agroforestry research
Mr. Laurence Graham SmithSenior sustainability researcherlaurence.s522Energy and climate change research
Mr. Phil SumptionResearch communications officerphil.s533Website, Bulletins
Ms. Pam TibbattsSenior office administratorpam.t511General enquiries
Ms. Anja ViewegerResearcheranja.v552Crops and policy research
Ms. Sally WestawayResearchersally.w531Agroforestry, biofuels and crops research
Ms. Mary CrosslandResearchermary.c567Agroforestry and crops researcher
Mrs. Tamara SchiopuTraining Co-ordinatortamara.s0
Mrs. Meg ChambersResearchermeg.c567Agroforestry and woodfuel researcher
Ms. Gillian WoodwardSenior administratorgillian.w554P/a to Director, ORC events, publication sales
Mr. Lawrence WoodwardPrincipal policy adviser0External consultant, Bulletin editor
Mr. Kenny CrawleyTechnical writer0
Mrs. Rebecca Nelder (nee Kelly)No longer working at ORCrebecca.n0Former livestock researcher
Dr. Katharine Anne LeachNo longer working at ORC0Former Senior Livestock Researcher
Ms. Liz AdamsNo longer working at ORC0Former Research Communication Officer
Mr. Oliver CrowleyNo longer working at ORC0Former Crop Research Assistant
Dr. Thomas DöringNo longer working at ORC0Former Principal Crops Researcher
Mr. Roger HitchingsNo longer working at ORC0Former principal consultant and information services team leader
Email: all prefixes take the suffix @organicresearchcentre.com

Wakelyns Agroforestry site

The Organic Research Centre, Wakelyns Agroforestry, Fressingfield, Suffolk, IP21 5SD
Tel & Fax: +44 (0)1379 586021
Email: wakelyns@organicresearchcentre.com

Google map of location.
Directions to Wakelyns Agroforestry

Wakelyns staff details

NameJob titleEmail prefixExtensionAdditional information
Mr. Nick FradgleyCrops & Agroforestry research assistantnick.f
Dr. Sally HowlettSenior crops researchersally.hSOLIBAM project leader
Dr. Henry CreissenCrops researcherhenry.c
Prof. Martin WolfePrincipal scientific adviserOwner/director, Wakelyns Agroforestry
Mrs. Helen PearceNo longer working at ORCFormer Crops researcher
Ms. Louisa WinklerNo longer working at ORCFormer crops research assistant
Mr. Tom HughesNo longer working at ORCFormer Crops & Agroforestry research technician
Email: all prefixes take the suffix @organicresearchcentre.com