BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, PhD (Biogeochemistry)
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Jasmine works with farmers, growers and policy makers to create more sustainable ways of producing food and enhancing above and below ground biodiversity. She is currently undertaking this work at the CCRI, and was previously on the Innovative Farmers Programme (Soil Association). She has a PhD in bulk and molecular soil organic carbon dynamics in the Amazon, Guyana. She has also lived and worked in Japan on organic farms, natural agriculture cooperatives and in Japanese gardening. She is passionate about using inclusive methods of landscape and soil management, using socially engaged and artistic practice to capture the voices of diverse communities and the non-human. She uses methods such as theatrical storytelling, interactive workshops, writing and illustration. She recently won a 2 year Fellowship with the UN University’s Satoyama Initiative in Japan to work on empowering alternative food networks through social science and artistic practice
Jasmine Black’s recent activities
Defra have published CCRI research how professional fishers and recreational anglers participate in the management and science of fisheries in England.
CCRI Research Assistant, Jasmine Black has recently spent time exploring Manchester’s Whitworth park ahead of undertaking two weeks of fieldwork there for the Changing Treescapes project. She has written this reflective piece about her experiences there.
A number of CCRI researchers are authors of a chapter in a new book entitled ‘Researching People and the Sea: Methodologies and Traditions’.
Congratulations to our colleagues who have recently passed their APM Project Management Fundamentals qualification.
The latest edition of the journal ‘Eurochoices’ is a Special Issue that focusses on the EU Horizon 2020 project ‘SURE-Farm’ (Towards SUstainable and REsilient EU FARMing systems).
The summer period has been a successful time for CCRI researchers with five papers having been published or accepted for publication.