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Profiles

Dr Katie Murray

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

Senior Research Fellow

Qualifications

PhD The Relationship Between Animal Welfare & Livestock Distribution Channels. 2001
BSc (Hons) Agriculture. 1995

Murray, K.C. 2002. SWARD – The South West Agricultural and Rural Development Project. Innovation in support for land-based industries. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England. 163, 110-114

Murray, K.C., Davies, D.H., Cullinane, S.L., Eddison, J.C. and Kirk, J.A.  2000.   Taking lambs to the slaughter: marketing channels, journey structures and possible consequences for welfare. Animal Welfare. 9, 111-122.

Reports & invited lectures

Murray K. and Heath, P. 2008. Summary: Understanding of Consumer Attitudes and Actual Purchasing Behaviour with Reference to Local and Regional Foods. Summary of research conducted by the University of Plymouth’s Socio-economic Research and Intelligence Observatory (SERIO), in collaboration with the Agrifood Centre (AfC), Rural Futures Unit and Small Business and Services Research Unit, commissioned by Defra in April 2007. Published in 2008. REG report. University of Plymouth, Plymouth.  

Murray, K. and Heath, P 2009. Cheddar Cheese Markets in UK, Europe and USA. Data on Cheddar cheese sales in the retail market with signposting to further information. University of Plymouth, Plymouth.

Murray K. and Heath, P. 2009. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and organic farming. Summary: P Gosling, A Hodge, G Goodlass, GD Bending.  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment in April 2006

Murray K. and Housley, J.  2007. The Market for Organic Food in the UK. Summary of Mintel Market Research Report. University of Plymouth, Plymouth.

Murray K. and Housley, J. 2009 Marketing and promotion of food and drink. Report of CIM conference. University of Plymouth, Plymouth.

Murray, K.C. 2002. Nitrate Vulnerable Zones in England. University of Plymouth, Plymouth. pp14.

Murray, K.C. 2005. Selling Meat Direct to the Consumer: Legislative Considerations. University of Plymouth, Plymouth. pp 53.

Murray, K.C. 2010. Bottled water from source to shelf. An overview of legislative requirements and market trends. University of Plymouth, Plymouth. pp 23.

Murray, K.C. and Brooks, M. 2011. Obstacles to Export Growth for Agrifood Small and Medium Enterprises.  Report to Defra. SERIO, Plymouth University. pp 132.

Murray, K.C. and Brooks, M. 2012a. Development of Options for Tools to Better Disseminate Agrifood Exporting Information. Report to Defra. SERIO, Plymouth University. pp 136.

Murray, K.C. and Brooks, M. 2012b. Milklink Membership and Provision Survey Final report. SERIO, Plymouth University. pp 95.

Murray, K.C. and Pearson, J. 2013. Intelligent Future Cities: Informing the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Report to The IET. SERIO, Plymouth University. pp 136.

Murray, K.C., Cullinane, S.L., Eddison, J.C. and Kirk, J.A.  1996. Agriculture in the Far South West: Livestock Production Focus. University of Plymouth  Occasional Publication. University of Plymouth, Plymouth. pp102.

Warren, M., Shepherd, R. and Murray K. 1998. Strategic Issues in the Food and Drink Sector of the South West of England. Report for the South West Regional Development Agency. University of Plymouth, Plymouth. pp 138