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Professor Dan Rigby

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Last updated: 22 August 2020

Daniel Rigby is a Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Manchester, and also holds a position at the University of Western Australia. He has been undertaking research in food and agriculture for over 20 years with his work increasingly focused on food and food safety. Much of his research involves the design of surveys to elicit preferences and priorities, typically involving Discrete Choice Experiments or Best Worst Scaling techniques. Dan is the lead Social Scientist on the Enigma project on campylobacter funded by MRC/NERC/ESRC/BBSRC/FSA under the ESEI Programme. Prior to that he was part of a RELU project on reducing E.coli O157 risk in rural communities.