The CCRI Postgraduate Winter School is taking place at the University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus today, 12th January.

Staff and students at the CCRI 2017 Winter School, 12th January

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCRI research student, George Cusworth, presenting at the 2017 Winter School

The updated and final programme is as follows:

MORNING SESSION TAKING PLACE IN ROOM SS115

10:00 – Welcomes and Introductions

10:20 – Presentation 1: Felipe da Silva Machado, Plymouth University, presenting research on Rural Change, Globalization and WOOFing

10:40 – Presentation 2: Tom Wilkins, University of Gloucestershire, presenting work investigating whether the housing views and ideologies of those working in the planning industry are reflective of those in the young population.

11:00 – Presentation 3: Adeola Alo, Royal Agricultural University, presenting work on ‘Smallholder Farmers’ Understanding of Climate Change – A Case Study of SW Nigeria

11:20 – Break

11:40 – Presentation 4: Jonathon Wilshaw, University of Gloucestershire, presenting on the question ‘Are Urban Residents Disconnected from Nature?’

12:00 – Presentation 5: David Gimbe Tache Oxford Brookes University, presenting work on Corporate Social Responsibility and Transnational tourism corporations in the case of Kenya

12:20 Presentation 6: Nugun Patrick Jellason, Royal Agricultural University, talking on the topic of ‘Enhancing Resilience of Sub-Saharan African Drylands’ Smallholders to Climate Change

12:40 – Lunch.

RECONVENING IN THE GROWTH HUB, ALSO SITUATED AT OXSTALLS CAMPUS

1:30 – Presentation 7: George Cusworth, University of Gloucestershire, presenting on the question: ‘How Has Participation in England’s ELS Scheme Impacted the Farmer’s Sense of Environmental Responsibility?

1:50 – Presentation 8: Felipe De Silva Machado, Plymouth University, talking on: ‘Understanding Rural Resilience: Discussion on Methodologies and Analyses’

2:10 – Presentation 10: Rob Jarman, University of Gloucestershire, talking on the history (i.e. native or alien) of the ancient sweet chestnut population of Britain

2:45 – Panel Discussion on Research and PhD Trouble Shooting

3:30 – Thanks and Farewells

 

 

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