We are pleased to recognise promotions to existing colleagues and welcome new ones to the team.
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.
The European Commission have published a report that was led by the CCRI. The report evaluated the impact of the CAP on generational renewal, local development and jobs in rural areas.
Last week on 15th October it was International Rural Women Day and Julie Urquhart provided an overview of her journey into rural academia. This week we will hear from Katarina Kubinakova who will discuss the role of women with regard to rural development and how they are regularly the ones who are key to the success of an initiative or project.
PEGASUS project presents key lessons and messages at final conference in Brussels
Recently a team of four from CCRI visited Estonia as part of the Horizon 2020 project ‘PEGASUS’. Senior Research Fellow Chris Short has written this blog post about their experiences in the capital city of Tallinn, and beyond.
Janet Dwyer, Chris Short and Katarina Kubinokova are all attending a PEGASUS project meeting in Evora, Portugal, this week. The meeting is timed to showcase the first year’s work and to provide a platform and training for the second year of the project. This EU Horizon 2020 research project aims to investigate the provision of public goods and ecosystem services from agriculture and forestry, aiming to unlock the synergies between economic and environmental benefits for society.
We reported back in December that for the second year running a CCRI team of researchers had won the ‘Best Paper of the Year Award’ from the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education (JAEE). You can now read what the winning team had to say about the award in a ‘winner’s story’ article, published on the Taylor & Francis Group website.
For the second year running, the CCRI has been awarded the ‘best article of the year’ by the Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension (JAEE).
Paul Courtney and Katarina Kubinakova are attending a network event for the Active Together project fund recipients and participants on 21st October at the University of Gloucestershire Growth Hub.