Chris Short will be guest Editor of a Special Issue of the Journal ‘Sustainability’ on the theme of ‘Sustainable Agricultural Land Management: Co-Benefits and Challenges in 21st Century’. Find out how to submit articles for consideration.
Later this week, CCRI’s Dr Dan Keech and Associate Prof. Matt Reed will be co-hosting a session at the online URP2020 conference.
Earlier this week CCRI Director Janet Dwyer gave evidence to the Members of the Economic Growth and Development Overview and Scrutiny Committee as part of an inquiry concerning the economic vitality of rural and coastal areas in Cornwall.
Janet Dwyer has been invited to participate in the Prague European Summit which is taking place on 18th and 19th November.
This month, Julie Urquhart will take part in an online festival that re-visits and celebrates an event that took place in 1995 – the first International Children’s Conference on the Environment.
Jessica Duncan from Wageningen University & Dr Priscilla Claeys, from Coventry University summaris key findings from their recently published report Gender, COVID-19 and Food Systems: Impacts, Community Responses and Feminist Policy Demands, which examines how women working across food systems are experiencing and responding to the crisis and its outcomes.
The Food Research Collaboration has launched an interactive Policy Tracker that shows how the English government’s responses to the unfolding Covid-19 crisis affected the food system, with parallel versions for South Africa and India. FRC Director Rosalind Sharpe, explains why the FRC thought it was important to capture policy as it unfolded.
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) are pleased to announce the appointment of ambassadors to its Future of Treescapes research programme. Professor Clive Potter of Imperial College London and Dr Julie Urquhart of the University of Gloucestershire will be joint Ambassadors, playing a central role in ensuring the programme is highly visible profile and successfully delivered. The Future of UK Treescapes programme aims to advance understanding of the type and scale of woodland planting and forest establishment that will be needed in the UK to
Phil Staddon and Dan Keech from CCRI and Professor Ok from Korea University are to guest edit a special issue of Cogent Environmental Science on the impacts of COVID-19 on the natural environment.
The summer period has been a successful time for CCRI researchers with five papers having been published or accepted for publication.