Julie Ingram was in Portugal last week representing the EU funded VALERIE and AgridemoF2F projects at the Agri Innovation summit 2017 (AIS 2017).
John Powell has been participating in the first ever workshop on commons to be held in China, which was attended by over 80 participants at Tsinghua University in Beijing on 14th and 15th October 2017.
The CCRI is running a Twitter completion – ‘Name the cardboard cow’! – in connection with a free ESRC Festival event ‘From Moo to You’ that they are running at Asda in Gloucester on Monday 6th November. #moo2u
John Powell will be attending the first workshop on commons to be held in China. As President of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), he will be giving a keynote presentation at the opening ceremony on the governance of surface and groundwaters from a commons perspective.
Matt Reed is to present a free research webinar on 19th October on the added value of certification for farmers in delivering more sustainable farming, based on the findings from a research project that revealed that LEAF Marque certification can offer significant financial, environmental and social benefits for farm businesses who are members of the system.
Dan Keech is presenting work on ‘the cultures of urban gardening in Bavaria’ at an international conference in Riga, Latvia, which is taking place on 13th and 14th October.
We are pleased to announce that the CCRI 2017/18 Postgraduate Winter School will take place on the 10th – 11th January, 2018, in Cheltenham. The number of places is limited, so register your free place now!
CCRI Research Assistant, Hannah Chiswell, has been awarded funding from the ESRC to run an event as part of their Festival of Social Science to talk about how our milk gets from the farm to the shop shelves and other key issues facing dairy farmers today.
Julie Urquhart presented two papers based on her recent research on public, stakeholder and expert perceptions of tree pests and diseases at the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress in Freiburg, Germany.
Julie is giving a presentation at a mini-symposium in Wageningen today, 4th October, entitled ‘Developing effective decision support for managing soil organic matter – stakeholder perspectives’, which is based on her research under the EU funded SmartSOil project.