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