Next month, two grassland management workshops will be taking place, jointly organised by Julie Ingram. Find out how to attend either of these free events.
The University of Gloucestershire, Countryside and Community Research Institute, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP) invites applications for two funded PhD studentships in collaboration with Defra and CEFAS.
Later this week, the 11th Oxford Real Farming Conference takes place. CCRI’s Chris Short will be attending and presenting in a key session concerning common land.
The EU Horizon2020 project ‘SURE-Farm’ (Towards SUstainable and REsilient EU FARMing systems) has published a new Business Brief that aims to improve risk management for EU agriculture.
CCRI’s Dr Phil Staddon’s PhD student Maede Faghihinia is researching the impact of grazing intensity on belowground ecosystem functioning and carbon cycling in North China steppe.
Today (5th December) is World Soil Day – a day to celebrate and raise awareness on the importance of our soils.
Can farmers improve their soil whilst increasing their profitability? This is a question that has been puzzling scientists on the SoilCare research project for the last four years.
CCRI Professor of Social Economy, Paul Courtney has been invited to guest edit a Special Issue of the journal ‘Sustainability’. The theme of the Special Issue will be ‘Fostering Inclusivity in Rural Economic Development’ and manuscripts are now being accepted for consideration.
A video concerning the ‘RUST’ project that has involvement from CCRI Research Assistant, Dilshaad Bundhoo has now been made available on the University of Gloucestershire’s Research Repository.
Janet Dwyer and Katarina Kubinakova travel to Brussels this week to attend the ENRD Workshop ‘Vibrant Rural Areas: Rural Jobs’, where Janet will give a keynote presentation.
Chris Short is currently in Bern, attending a workshop focussing on historical forms of sustainability. He will be presenting work from the FUTGRAZE project, which is in conjunction with NIBIO and the Foundation for Common Land.