Julie Ingram is presenting at the ‘Best practices addressing environmental and climate needs’ workshop, which has been organised by DG AGRI and the JRC, and is taking place on 23rd-24th March in Brussels.
Jane Mills and Julie Ingram attended the 2nd SoilCare project plenary meeting in Chania, Crete from 13th-16th March.
The CCRI presentation by Luca Lazzarini on 16th March 2017 is available on YouTube. Read more to find the link…..
Professor Janet Dwyer and Chris Short are currently in Reggio in Calabria at the very end of the ‘foot’ of Italy. They are attending the 2nd PEGASUS Annual Steering Group Meeting, which is taking place between 14th to 16th March.
The CCRI is currently hosting Luca Lazzarini, a PhD student in Urban and Regional Development at the Inter-university Department of Urban and Regional Studies and Planning (DIST) at Politecnico di Torino, Italy. This Thursday, 16th March, Luca is giving a presentation as part of the CCRI Seminar Series “For rural space. A scenario-based approach for re-addressing planning practice”.
Dr Shogo Kudo, Yoshitaka Ohara and Professor Yoshitaka Kumagai, from the AkitaAgeLab in Japan, visited CCRI on 8th March and gave a short presentation to demonstrate a project which is addressing ageing society challenges in rural Japan.
A free workshop is taking place on 5th April at the University of Gloucestershire to promote a new £1.5 million capital grant to grow businesses and create jobs within the tourism sector in rural Gloucestershire.
Dan Keech is teaming up with former CCRI colleague, Owain Jones, (now Professor of Environmental Humanities at Bath Spa University) at a workshop at Trinity College, Dublin, on 1st to 3rd March, talking about urban ruins. They are giving a talk about the rhizomic agency of ruins by looking at how they feature in World Heritage designations, in literature about the aftermath of the Second World War and as a relic of the Cold War.
Drs Kenny Lynch (School of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire) and Julie Ingram are coordinating a Workshop in Cairo on ‘Ecosystem services in informal settlements in Cairo’ on 25th to 27th February.
Janet Dwyer has been working with the farmer-led steering group of the Exmoor Hill Farming Network, helping them produce a position statement following discussions in late 2016 regarding the implications of Brexit. (Cover image courtesy EHFN)