Julie Ingram and Jane Mills are in Fuzhou, China, between 8th and 18th September, visiting Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University and discussing potential research collaborations with the College of Landscape Architecture and the College of Economics (Rural Development).
Since 2015, the CCRI has worked with Stroud District Council to tackle floods and help wildlife on the streams of the Stroud valleys. Stroud District Council is currently advertising the post of ‘Rural SuDS Project Officer’.
Dan Keech and former CCRI colleague, Owain Jones (now Professor of Environmental Humanities at Bath Spa University), together hosted two sessions at this year’s annual international conference of the Royal Geographical Society at Cardiff University
CCRI’s Matt Reed took part in a study and co-authored a paper which has been published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution, which is free to access online.
Damian Maye, Hannah Chiswell, Mauro Vigani and James Kirwan have had a paper accepted for publication in Space and Polity, which looks at how Brexit is being discussed now in two key agricultural sectors, cereals and horticulture
The deadline for completing the online rural housing survey has been extended to 17th September. All valid completions completed by that date will have a chance of winning one of ten £10 Amazon vouchers
The CCRI was pleased to welcome Bárbara Soriano and Dr Vera Ventura during the summer months.
The University of Gloucestershire is again hosting the Rural Services Network (RSN) annual rural conference, which takes place at the Park Campus on 4th and 5th September. This year’s theme is “Delivering services differently in rural areas”.
CCRI’s visiting professor in European Rural Development, Michael Dower, has been keeping himself busy, undertaking various positions and working on several projects since he moved from Cheltenham to Beaminster in Dorset in 2012.
After sixteen years with the CCRI, we say a fond goodbye to our Reader in Food Studies and Society, Dr James Kirwan, who is retiring and setting off for new pastures in Germany.