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Events Archive - Countryside and Community Research Institute

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CCRI SEMINAR SERIES

As an international centre of research excellence, the CCRI seminar series aims to encourage and welcome speakers from a broad range of academic, policy and stakeholder backgrounds. The series, which has become an integral component of CCRI, is open to all, and is a flexible vehicle for the dissemination of research and discussion of policy and practice in a broad range of topics such as agriculture, society, food and environmental issues. It offers the individual an opportunity to present their work in a friendly setting, amongst academics that have a genuine passion and interest in the furthering of knowledge.

We often have international speakers that complement the internal and national academics that regularly present research activities which all contribute to knowledge transfer within the region and amongst our extensive networks.

For more information regarding this series, please email ccri@glos.ac.uk

All seminars begin at 12.15 and take place at the University of Gloucestershire Francis Close Hall Campus, Cheltenham, unless otherwise noted.

All seminars are free to attend. Follow this link to find travel instructions to FCH campus.

All visitors and participants at the seminar series should note that as with all of our public events, photographs may be taken during seminars for use in our marketing and communication materials.

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February 2017

Natural Capital and Environmental Decision Making

02/02/2017 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Room LC202

Dr Dan Marsh, an environmental economist from the Department of Economics at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, is visiting the CCRI until Spring 2017. He is working on the PEGASUS project, specifically helping on the in-depth study of the Water and Integrated Local Delivery (WILD) project. During his stay, Dan is giving a presentation as part of the CCRI Seminar Series.  His presentation is entitled 'Natural Capital and Environmental Decision Making'. The event will be hosted by Chris…

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Business models and ICTs supporting the development of local agrofood and tourism systems

09/02/2017 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus, Room LC102, Gloucester

Marco Della Gala CCRI's MCA (Marie Curie Actions) Research Fellow, Marco Della Gala, is making a presentation at the CCRI Seminar Series on Thursday 9th February. Marco joined the CCRI from the University of Calabria on 1 June 2016 to work on a ‘training-through-research project’ funded by the EU Horizon 2020 program, under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions – individual fellowship. Marco is studying for a PhD at the University of Calabria. His research project is titled “Business models and ICT services…

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A Horticultural Belt for Stroud District

16/02/2017 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus, Room LC102, Gloucester

Presented by Nick James and Liz Child. Overview of the presentation: "Searching for effective farming policies in Gloucestershire. Examining the scope for a 'Horticultural Belt' including food provisioning and prospects for agroecological initiatives" Stroud District and Horticultural Belt Group is a small working group that has researched and drawn up a report over a period of four years. The main aim is to search for and prescribe effective policy and action in the agrarian and food provisioning sector. If "agroecology", recommended…

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March 2017

FOR RURAL SPACE. A scenario-based approach for re-addressing planning practice

16/03/2017 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus Room TC119

On 16th March, Luca Lazzarini will be making a presentation as part of the CCRI Seminar Series entitled "FOR RURAL SPACE. A scenario-based approach for re-addressing planning practice". Luca studied Urban Planning and Policy Design at Politecnico di Milano. He is currently a PhD student in Urban and Regional Development at the Inter-university Department of Urban and Regional Studies and Planning (DIST) at Politecnico di Torino. His main research interest relates to inter-institutional cooperation and governance processes at the local…

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June 2017

SUFISA case studies

22/06/2017 at 12:15 - 13:15
University of Gloucestershire Oxstalls Campus Room TC119

On Thursday, 22nd June, James Kirwan and Damian Maye will be making a CCRI Seminar Presentation on SUFISA case studies, drawing from the EU Horizon 2020 research project SUFISA – Sustainable finance for sustainable agriculture and fisheries. James and Damian are part of the CCRI team playing a pivotal role in the project, being responsible for work-package number two. The work-package involves running a producer survey across 22 regions of the EU, each of which involves up to 300 producers. A…

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