Reporting on research

There are various reports that form part of AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds contracts. Please ensure that you use the current version of the guidelines and templates, available below.

Annual Project Reports

Annual Project Reports are required every year on the anniversary of the project start date. They provide interim results that can be disseminated to AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds levy payers and other stakeholders.

Project Management Reports

Project Management Reports are required every year on 31 December. They enable AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds to monitor the progress of a project and will not be published by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds.

Final Project Summary

The Final Project Summary is due on the last day of the project and serves as a record for levy payers of the outcome of projects.

Final Project Report

The Final Project Report is due on the last day of the project and should constitute a full record of the research conducted within the project, such that any part of it could be repeated in the future.

When submitting a Final Project Report relating to a project with a contract issued in October 2007 or later, you are also required to submit a form declaring the location of project records.

PhD Projects

PhD projects are required to submit annual project reports, a final project summary, a final project report and an electronic copy of the final thesis.
PhD reporting guidelines

When submitting a Final Project Report relating to a project with a contract issued in October 2007 or later, you are also required to submit a form declaring the location of project records.

Research Reviews

Some projects undertake a literature review, either during the course of the project or instead of the Final Project Report.