The summer period has been a successful time for CCRI researchers with five papers having been published or accepted for publication.
Jane Mills led a team of researchers from CCRI and the University of Exeter in developing a set of indicators that will be used by Defra and Natural England to assess engagement and social outcomes associated with agri-environment schemes.
Robert Berry and Hannah Chiswell discuss their experience of Geographical Information Systems on International GIS day
Since April 2019, a team from CCRI have been working with colleagues from the University of Newcastle on a Defra commissioned project about how commercial fishers and sea anglers engage with marine management and science in England. Project leader, Matt Reed has provided an update on this project which has had extensive public involvement.
The XXVIII European Society for Rural Sociology Congress”Rural Futures in a Complex World” is taking place this week in Trondheim, Norway. A trio of researchers from CCRI will be in attendance and presenting research findings.
Julie Ingram and Hannah Chiswell are currently in Sicily presenting findings from the AgriDemo F2F project at the 24th European seminar on extension (and) education.
Last year, CCRI researchers had a paper published in a special issue of the journal ‘Space and Polity’. Due to the interest in this special edition, which profiled “the varied contributions of geographical inquiry to scholarly debates on the causes, meaning and implications of the UKs decision to Brexit from the EU”, the journal will now be published as a book.
Julie Ingram and Hannah Chiswell will be helping to present the findings of the Agridemo project at the final project conference this week in Brussels.
On May 21st in Brussels a free event will be taking place related to on-farm demonstrations. Hannah Chiswell and Julie Ingram will be there as representatives of the AgriDemo-F2F project
Damian Maye and Mauro Vigani will travel to Krakow in Poland next week as the SUFISA project reaches its conclusion with the final policy conference.