Wanted: An experienced lecturer and active researcher to develop our capacity in research-informed teaching and maintain reputation for research excellence in the area of agriculture, food and rural development as part of a major project with RAU and UCEM. For this position we are seeking to recruit someone with excellent teaching and curriculum development skills, as well as demonstrable excellence in rural / agri-food research.
A couple of weeks ago, Imogen Young joined CCRI as the latest of our placement students. Each academic year, we offer the opportunity of a paid placement within CCRI, and Imogen has joined us from UWE where she is an Environmental Science student. By way of an introduction we asked Imogen to write a few lines about herself.
Damian Maye, Hannah Chiswell, Mauro Vigani and James Kirwan have had a paper accepted for publication in Space and Polity, which looks at how Brexit is being discussed now in two key agricultural sectors, cereals and horticulture
The EU funded ROBUST project has issued an infographic leaflet which is available to download
Damina Maye has been invited to talk about some of his latest research linked to ethics and food governance at an international conference on Rural-Urban Linkages for Sustainable Development that will take place 19th – 21st July, 2018 in Innsbruck.
Damian Maye has been at Newcastle University today, giving a seminar for the Centre for Rural Economy, School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (SNES), Agriculture Seminar Series.
The CCRI is working in partnership with the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) who has announced a new £2.5m initiative to help meet the needs of the land management and agri-food sectors in the post-Brexit era.
For the last five years, Senior Research Fellow Dan Keech has been teaching in Brno on a short course about food and sustainability at the Masaryk University in Brno. This year he was persuaded to write a blog about his experiences about his time over there which always includes some local culinary delights.
A new print issue of Sociologia Ruralis has just been published, which includes an article by CCRI’s Damian Maye.
Matt Reed is the lead author on a paper just published in Urban Agriculture & Regional Food Systems. The paper – “The Challenges of Governing Urban Food Production across Four European City-Regions: Identity, Sustainability and Governance” – is available with free access online.