Latest News in the CCRI

IMG_0768Changes to CCRI Seminar Programme

Dr Rhiannon Fisher’s presentation on Badgers and Video, which was scheduled for 24 April, has been postponed.  A new date will be advised in due course. Read more…
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organic-cheeseRegional and local differences in organic farming paper available online

A paper authored by Professor Brian Ilbery, Dr James Kirwan and Dr Damian Maye is now available online. Read more…
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ImpressionEU funded Project update - SOLINSA 

Over the past three years, the EU funded SOLINSA (Support of Learning and Innovation Networks for Sustainable Agriculture) research project has been addressing the question ‘How can innovation and learning be supported to enable transition to more sustainable agriculture?’ The project has now come to an end. Read more…
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JI florence smartsoilCCRI at 11th European International Farming Systems Association (IFSA) Symposium

Dr Julie Ingram and Jane Mills were at the 11th European IFSA Symposium (‘Farming systems facing global challenges: Capacities and strategies’), which took place on 1-4 April 2014 in Berlin, Germany, and were involved in convening a workshop and presenting papers. Read more…
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julie ingramCCRI Seminar Series

Please note a change in the programme for the CCRI Seminar Series. Dr Julie Ingram’s presentation on ‘Methods and Methodology; Farmers and Science’ will now take place on 29 May 2014 rather than 17 April 2014. See full programme
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IMG_0470Social return on investment (SROI) presentation in London

Professor Paul Courtney gave a presentation at a conference in London on 2 April 2014. Read more…
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Evaluation-of-the-impact-ofNew EU funded project – RECARE – looks at soil degradation across Europe

The CCRI is one of 27 different organisations working together on an EU funded 5 year research project which will be looking at measures to prevent and remediate soil degradation in Europe. Read more…
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New Placement Student needed in the CCRI!

The CCRI is currently advertising for a Placement Student for September 2014 to August 2015 (or 9+ months thereof). Read more…
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CSPresentIASCChris Short to make presentation at ‘The Value of Land for Ecosystem Services’ conference

Chris Short will be making a presentation on ‘PES and Catchment Based Approach pilot leads in the Cotswolds’ at ‘The Value of Land for Ecosystem Services’ conference at the Royal Agricultural University on 26 March. Read more…
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smartsoilPermaculture Community of Practice paper published

A CCRI authored paper has been published by Taylor and Francis online. Read more…
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butterflyEvidence Matters – Assessing the impact of advice and support on the outcomes of Higher Level Stewardship agreements

The CCRI is part of a consortium which was recently contracted to evaluate Natural England’s Stewardship scheme under two separate contracts. An article regarding these contracts has been published in Natural England’s Land Management Update.Read more…
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dianecroneCCRI Seminar Series

The CCRI Seminar Series continues on Thursday 20 March with a presentation by Diane Crone, Professor of Exercise Science at the University of Gloucestershire. Read more…
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jones-owainLearning Ships trip down the River Avon

A video has been released as part of the Bristol Initiative Charitable Trust’s ‘Learning Ships Project’ featuring CCRI’s Dr Owain Jones who took part in an educational boat trip along the tidal Avon. Read more…
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Severn Bore near Over BridgeThe enigma of the tidal bore explained

CCRI Reader, Dr Owain Jones, has written an article explaining how tidal bores are formed. Read more…
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Margaux and Laure Anne French internsInternational Visitors in the CCRI

The CCRI has welcomed two internship students from the AgroParisTech, the Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Science. Read more…
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