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Dr. Clare Butler Ellis, Research Manager has worked in agricultural engineering research since 1986, and has been involved with application techniques for pesticides since 1994. She now leads the team in Silsoe Spray Applications Unit. She has an international reputation for research into nozzle performance and characterisation, spray behaviour and modelling of spray drift with an extensive publication record. She has experience of international research, through collaborations with European countries and the USA. Clare has managed and worked on a diverse range of research projects, including EU, Defra, Innovate UK, AHDB, fully-funded commercial contract research, with funders from the UK, Europe and world-wide.
Clare has a PhD in physics, is a Fellow of the Institution of Agricultural Engineering, a Chartered Physicist and a Chartered Environmentalist.


Dr. Clare Butler Ellis

Research Manager

+44 (0) 1525 306811 or mobile +44 (0)7748 715911 (but please note we have poor mobile reception in the office)
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