Co-designing policy and co-producing social evidence

Co-designing policy and co-producing social evidence

This presentation draws on recent experiences of undertaking co-design for the UK government across two projects: a feasibility study for a new social survey of fishers that is co-produced by policy makers, industry and researchers; and the co-design of criteria for low impact fishing with fisheries stakeholders to inform new fisheries policy and management strategies.

Local and National Food Policy Initiatives

Local and National Food Policy Initiatives

Joy Carey presents about the experience of Bristol’s drive towards reaching a food for life gold status for the City. Dr Kelly Parsons discusses her research about the complex ways in which food policy is enacted in the UK.

Local Food after the Pandemic

Local Food after the Pandemic

The CCRI seminar series will be taking place online. The first will take place on 11th June at 1200h with Dan Keech from CCRI & Ped Asgarian from the community farm Bristol.

Going the Extra Mile in Monitoring and Evaluation – the GEM Story

Prof. Paul Courtney and Leonie Burton, University of Gloucestershire  Going the Extra Mile (GEM) is a 5-year ESF / Lottery funded Employment Inclusivity programme in Gloucestershire which to date has enabled over 700 people from diverse backgrounds to get closer to employment, training and education. The success of GEM is equally reflected in that of its on-going Monitoring and Evaluation, which through a range of methods has tracked the outcomes and informed the process and management of the programme since its inception in 2016. The seminar will take place in room HC-207 Seminar Room, FCH campus.

Muddying the Waters: The convergence of natural flood management and neoliberal governance in the UK

Dr Steven Emery is lecturer in environment and society based in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham. His research focuses on environmental and rural governance with particular interest in the intersection of culture, power and landscape. Abstract: The winter floods of 2013/14 in Southern and Central England were among the worst in recent history and notable for their particular impact on rural communities. Through an environmental justice lens the paper reports findings from research into flood management and community experience of flooding in four English case study areas. Steven argues that the floods