Latest News in the CCRI

Kate Ashbrook of OSS and Yumiko YamamotoPresentation by CCRI intern, Yumiko Yamamoto

Yumiko Yamamoto, a Master’s student at the Graduate School of Agriculture at Kyoto University, Japan recently gave a presentation on the management of national trails and rights of way in England. Read more…
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2015-01-14 10.00.56Tour of the Severn Vale

Dr Robert Berry recently organised a minibus tour of the Severn Vale as part of a 5-year mapping project funded by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE).Read more…
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Last 12 Months - 1395Gardening Cyberspace

Drs Matt Reed and Dan Keech will be presenting a paper at an international conference called ‘Re-imagining Rurality’, which is to be held at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Westminster on 27 & 28 February 2015. Read more…
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Dr Dan Keech

Dan Keech to chair Sustainable Cities conference workshop

Dr Dan Keech has been invited to chair a workshop at the forthcoming Sustainable Cities 2015 conference: “Good Food for All: from tackling immediate crises to designing long term solutions”. Read more…
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image002How much do you know about managing commons resources? Take the Elinor Ostrom Quiz and test yourself.

Elinor Ostrom won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2009 for her work on commons governance. Try taking this short quiz and see how much you know about Ostrom’s ideas and theories regarding management of socio-ecological systems. Read more…
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Managing our Common Resources – New online distance-learning short course starting soon!

A new online short course, ‘Managing our Common Resources’, begins on 23 March 2015. Watch the trailer now
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JAEE 2014 Award For Best ArticleFree online access to Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension best article of 2014 – penned by CCRI researchers!

An article penned by CCRI researchers was chosen by the The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension (JAEE) as the best article of the year for 2014, and free access to the paper is now available online. Read more…
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IMG_0764CCRI seeking Research Assistant/Placement Student for 2015/16

The CCRI is seeking to appoint a Research Assistant (Student Placement) to support the research output of the Institute on a one-year placement, commencing 31 August 2015. Read more…
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IMG_0184A goal for happiness!

Professor Paul Courtney has written a feature article for the Western Daily Press regarding the potential of using tools such as Social Return on Investment, or (SROI) to design and evaluate rural policy with happiness in mind. Read more…
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12 (2)CCRI launches new series of Short Courses on Commons

The CCRI has launched a new series of short courses, which focus on different aspects of commons: their management, governance and sustainability. Read more…

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CCRI Rural Policy Conference panelCCRI Policy Conference takes place in London

CCRI’s 2015 Policy Conference took place at the Royal Society in London today, Thursday 22 January.

It was attended by a very engaged and diverse audience, with people coming from Scotland and Ireland, as well as community groups and NGO’s across England. Read more…

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CCRI seeking Senior Researcher

The CCRI is seeking to appoint a senior researcher to develop its capacity and reputation in the area of sustainable agriculture and food and nutrition security. Please go to the job webpage for full information and application forms. Closing date for applications is 27 February 2015.
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Demo day for the WILD project at Swill Brook at Lower Mill Estate (© CWPT)

WILD project featured in Cotswold Life magazine 

An article about a project involving the CCRI has been published in Cotswold Life magazine. The article featured the Cotswold Water Park WILD Project and appeared in Cotswold Life December 2014 edition. Read more…
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