BA (Hons) (Environmental Policy); PG Cert (Integrated Waste and Environmental Management)
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Nick joined the CCRI in 2002 after having completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Gloucestershire. He went on to complete a post-graduate certificate whilst working as a research assistant.
Routinely involved in a range of projects, Nick has become a key member of the team with expertise in numerous areas that he has developed though support provided to the numerous activities that the CCRI undertakes. Survey and questionnaire development is one area of specialism, with a particular focus concerning online deployment wherever feasible. Nick is also one of CCRI’s most experienced interviewers, having conducted hundreds of face-to-face and telephone interviews – often concerning topical or sensitive issues. He is also regularly responsible for data collation, management and analysis associated with these interviews.
Nick manages and operates the various Social Media platforms of the CCRI, which has become an increasingly important component of the institute’s activities and one that is increasingly required in large scale multi-institution research projects.
Nick Lewis’ recent activities
Defra have published CCRI research how professional fishers and recreational anglers participate in the management and science of fisheries in England.
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.
Since April 2019, a team from CCRI have been working with colleagues from the University of Newcastle on a Defra commissioned project about how commercial fishers and sea anglers engage with marine management and science in England. Project leader, Matt Reed has provided an update on this project which has had extensive public involvement.
Many people make their living from the sea, while many more visit the coast and the sea for pleasure, an esential part of which is angling. Defra has commissioned CCRI, to carry out research finding out more about sea anglers, their ideas and backgrounds, and part of this work is an online survey.
The second part of a blog where consider the issue of dissemination of project findings. In this part we invite you to get in touch with thoughts regarding preliminary findings.