Latest News in the CCRI

IMG_0161CCRI Seminar Presentation

The next seminar in the CCRI Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday 6 May, presented by David Hopkins, Professor of Soil Science and Dean of Agriculture, Food & Environment at the Royal Agricultural University. The seminar is entitled ‘Soils and Environmental Change at the Ends of the Earth (and a few paces in between)’. Read more…
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butterflyHorizon 2020 Programme success for CCRI

The CCRI has been successful in consortia bids for two EU Horizon 2020 research projects. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). Read more…
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2 reduced tilage SmartSOILGlobal Soil Week in Berlin

Jane Mills and Julie Ingram are at the 3rd Global Soil Week 2015 in Berlin this week, which aims to highlight the importance of land and soil to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in this, the UN designated International Year of Soils. Read more…
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nigel curry 2011Nigel Curry presenting in St Wilfrid Lecture Series

CCRI’s Founding Professor, Nigel Curry, will be presenting the next lecture in the St Wilfrid lecture series. Read more…
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Julie Ingram attends Agricultural Research Working Group

Dr Julie Ingram reported on the progress of the VALERIE project at the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research Working Group on Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems – 3 (SCAR SWG AKIS-3) Foresight meeting in Antwerp on 26-27 March, 2015. Read more…
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WILD2 (Cotswold Water Park Trust)ACRE publishes new guide to water environment

The CCRI has contributed to a new publication published by ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) entitled ‘A Community Guide to your water environment’. Read more…
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minchinhamptonValues in outdoor recreation

Earlier this year the CCRI hosted the Outdoor Recreation Network’s (ORN) annual research seminar, which looked at the theme of values. The event was jointly led by CCRI’s Professor Janet Dwyer and Brian MacAulay of the Canal and River Trust (CRT). Some of the slides and presentations from the event can now be downloaded from the ORN website. Read more…
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Evaluation-of-the-impact-of‘Valerie’ brochure available to download

A new brochure is now available to download which describes the aims, objectives and methodologies of the EU FP7 ‘Valerie’ project, which aims to boost the outreach of research by facilitating the integration into innovative field practices. The CCRI, which is one of fourteen partners from six European countries, is leading the main case study work package.Read more…
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Last 12 Months - 1372CCRI work at the forefront in Westminster

The work of the CCRI was at the forefront in Westminster Hall this week in a debate over Urban Food Growing (Planning), secured by Kerry McCarthy, MP for Bristol (East) and the Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. Read more…
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