26 July 2017
GREATsoils Trial Demonstration Top Fruit

Assessing the health of your soil



20 July 2017
Letter to Michael Gove on Agroforestry

Government asked to support game-changing agroforestry systems

14 July 2017
'A Matter of Scale' report published

Small-scale, agroecological farms attract UK workers, produce high yields of vegetables and deliver multiple environmental and social benefits



5 July 2017
Demonstrating crop resilience through agro-biodiversity

ORC brings its expertise to NOCC17

Ms. Anja Vieweger

Job title

Senior Crops Researcher

Contact details

Email prefix: anja.v (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44 (0)1488 658298 - extn. 552
Fax: +44 (0)1488 658 503
Postal address: Elm Farm, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 0HR

Academic qualifications

MSc Biological Diversity (2010, University of Plymouth, England)
BSc Horticulture (2000, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Main roles and responsibilities

Currently involved in the following projects:

Completed projects:

Research interests

Health in agricultural systems, participatory research, horticulture, soils and compost

Selected publications

Vieweger, Anja and Döring, Thomas (2014). Assessing health in agriculture – towards a common research framework for soils, plants, animals, humans and ecosystems. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. (in press)

Döring, Thomas; Vieweger, Anja; Pautasso, Marco; Vaarst, Mette; Finckh, Maria and Wolfe, Martin (2014). Resilience as a universal criterion of health. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. (in press)

Ekert, Stefan; Döring, Thomas; Häring, A. M.; Lampkin, Nicolas; Murphy-Bokern, Donal; Otto, Kristin; Padel, Susanne and Vieweger, Anja (2013). Evaluation des Bereichs Forschung und Entwicklung im Bundesprogramm Ökologischer Landbau. Paper at 12. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn, 5. bis 8. März 2013.

Ekert, Stefan; Döring, Thomas; Häring, Anna Maria; Lampkin, Nic; Murphy-Bokern, Donal; Otto, Kristin; Padel, Susanne and Vieweger, Anja (2012). Evaluation des Bereichs Forschung und Entwicklung im Bundesprogramm Ökologischer Landbau. [Evaluation of the German Federal Research Programme on Organic Agriculture.] Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung, D-Bonn, Geschäftsstelle Bundesprogramm Ökologischer Landbau und andere Formen nachhaltiger Landwirtschaft.

Gerrard, Catherine L; Vieweger, Anja and Padel, Susanne (2012). Inventory of data collecting and publishing institutions (Deliverable 2.1 of the OrganicDataNetwork project: Report on data collectors). OrganicDataNetwork project, c/o University of Ancona.

Click here to see Anja Vieweger's publications on Organic eprints.