Back in 2016, the University of Gloucestershire won a bid to be part of a jointly funded £3.16 million National Lottery /European Social Fund Building Better Opportunities (BBO) project known as GEM (Going the Extra Mile). This inclusive employment project was set up with the aim of engaging with and supporting individuals experiencing barriers to work due to a range of circumstances, and moving them closer to education, training or employment.
The University of Gloucestershire is pleased to announce its role in securing £3.8 million from the national research funding agency, Research England, for the creation of a new national centre to support innovation and unlock the potential of rural economies.
Chris Short is co-author of a new article arising from the PEGASUS project published in Landscape and Urban Planning and available as an open access article.
Yesterday Chris Short, and Dr Angie Elwin from the University of Reading conducted a webinar as part of the Landwise project.
Dan Keech will travel to Sweden with Mick Ricketts from UWE to present at a workshop at Karlstad University taking place on 3rd March.
The “Changing Treescapes” (TREESCAPES) project, funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council launches on 1st February 2020. Find out more about this exciting new project which is being led by Julie Urquhart.
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.
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.
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.