Dan Keech has been at the University of Valencia this week in his capacity of PhD supervisor for Javi Serrano, who successfully defended his thesis
Julie Ingram and Jane Mills were 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)
Professor Damian Maye has been in Kenya, where researchers from the UK and Kenya have been working together to develop new research on indigenous leafy vegetable production at a series of Researcher Links Workshops
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.