A CCRI team has been in Chania in Crete attending the 13th European Farming Systems Symposium (IFSA – European Group) Symposium, which has been looking at ‘Farming systems facing uncertainties and enhancing opportunities’
The CCRI has responded to an open invitation from The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) regarding its consultation on “Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit”.
CCRI researcher, Hannah Chiswell, has been awarded a visiting scholarship by the Ruralia Institute, University of Helsinki, at their Seinäjoki campus in western Finland.
More than 125 people attended CCRI’s ‘Growing the Future’ Rural Policy workshop held at the University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester on Thursday, 29th March, 2018.
Julie Ingram is attending the Agridemo F2F project technical review on Monday 26th March in Brussels to represent the case study analysis Work Package which the CCRI leads. She will also be in Leuven on 28th March attending the supra-regional meeting for both Agridemo and the sister project PLAID to review the latest version of the FARMDEMO HUB with actors and stakeholders.
Hannah Chiswell blogs about overcoming challenges in publishing as an Early Career Researcher. The blog offers some practical suggestions on how to deal with publishing and the review process.
Last week Julie Ingram, Hannah Chiswell and Jane Mills traveled to Vienna for a general project meeting as part of the Horizon 2020 AgriDemo-F2F project.
Matt Reed and Hannah Chiswell were interviewed on the Kate Clark show on BBC Gloucestershire yesterday (5th November) about the CCRI events taking place as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. The programme can be listened to online until 4th December.
We will be setting up stalls at the Cheltenham and Cirencester farmers’ markets (on 10th and 11th November respectively) to give short talks and chat with members of the public about our latest food and farming research and how it affects the products we buy. These are free events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.
CCRI Research Assistant, Hannah Chiswell, has been awarded funding from the ESRC to run an event as part of their Festival of Social Science to talk about how our milk gets from the farm to the shop shelves and other key issues facing dairy farmers today.