Latest News in the CCRI

village-shopRSN 2015 Rural Conference

CCRI’s Professor Janet Dwyer and Dr Matt Reed have been invited to speak at the Rural Services Network 2015 Rural Conference ‘Aspiration to Action… The Rural Manifesto’, which is taking place in September at the University of Gloucestershire Park Campus. Read more…
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Upland grazing commons, EnglandProfessor Janet Dwyer on BBC 4 Farming Today

Janet Dwyer was interviewed by BBC 4 Farming Today on 12 May 2015 regarding the new Uplands Alliance and the challenges faced by upland farmers and other stakeholders. The interview can be listened on http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05tkxq0 until 11 June.Read more…
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1st pegasus meeting april 2015Inaugural meeting of EU Horizon 2020 project PEGASUS takes place

On 29 and 30 April a CCRI research team attended the kick-off meeting of the EU Horizon 2020 funded research project, PEGASUS (Public Ecosystem Goods And Services from agriculture and forestry: Unlocking the Synergies). Read more…
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The CCRI was commissioned to undertake a study of the current state of Exmoor farming and analyse how it may change in the future Exmoor (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Findings on Exmoor farm study to be presented 

Professor Janet Dwyer, together with CCRI researcher Nick Lewis, will be presenting the findings of a study to pinpoint the current state of Exmoor farming and analyse how it may change in the future, at a feedback meeting in Exford on 2 June, organised by the Exmoor Hill Farming Network. Read more…
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SurplusSuppereditedSelect places and food futures – Matt Reed in the thick of it!

CCRI Senior Research Fellow, Dr Matt Reed, has had a busy week in which he has been an invited guest at two interesting locations. Read more…
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Upland grazing commons, EnglandCCRI helping to protect Britain’s uplands

The CCRI has contributed to the creation of a new organisation called the Uplands Alliance, which has been formed to help protect Britain’s uplands. It is to be officially launched at the National Centre for the Uplands Conference at Newton Rigg College, Penrith, on Wednesday 13 May.Read more…
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Commons Conference 23 Apr15JM 018Chris Short talks about securing a future for lowland commons

Chris Short was a key speaker at ‘LOCAL SPACES : OPEN MINDS Changing attitudes’ a conference organised by the Chilterns Conservation Board/Chilterns Commons Project, which took place on 23 April. Read more…
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Bread for the birds 27/04/2015

CCRI Senior Research Fellow, Dr Matt Reed, talks to University of Gloucestershire Journalism Student, Shannon O’Brien, about the dangers of feeding bread to ducks. Listen to the interview on audioBoom
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