Speakers at the N8 AgriFood Conference


Professor Pippa Chapman

Chair in Biogeochemistry, University of Leeds

Pippa Chapman is Professor of Biogeochemistry at the School of Geography, University of Leeds, and works in the interdisciplinary field of land and water management. Her research focuses on the impacts of land use, atmospheric pollution and climate change on soil nutrient cycling, greenhouse gas emissions, water quality and the provision of ecosystem services. Since 2015 she has been involved in a number of research projects at the University of Leeds farm which aim to create more resilient and sustainable farming systems. She has experience of building strategic partnerships with stakeholders and led knowledge exchange activities and events to deliver maximum impact. She is currently the water quality lead for the Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme (iCASP) £6M NERC funded programme which aims to generate benefits for Yorkshire by applying environmental science to catchment challenges