The CCRI plays an important role in shaping rural development policy
and practice in the UK, Europe and further afield

About the CCRI

CCRI – the largest specialist rural research centre in the UK

Changing Treescapes

Read more about the new AHRC funded project TREESCAPES.


Find a member of staff

Damian Maye – inaugural professorial lecture

Watch Damian Maye’s inaugural lecture and view his slides from the evening; ‘Living with the trouble: mapping sustainable food futures’.

Countryside and Community Research Institute research projects

Research Projects

See the research projects that the CCRI is currently working on

ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

The CCRI is part of a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) led by Cardiff University