The University of Gloucestershire is pleased to announce its role in securing £3.8 million from the national research funding agency, Research England, for the creation of a new national centre to support innovation and unlock the potential of rural economies.
Late last week, we received the fantastic news that a further two articles had been accepted for publication – making a total of five in as many days!
Janet Dwyer and Katarina Kubinakova travel to Brussels this week to attend the ENRD Workshop ‘Vibrant Rural Areas: Rural Jobs’, where Janet will give a keynote presentation.
Next month, CCRI’s Dan Keech will be participating in the ‘Er Indoors conference with regular collaborator Professor Marc Redepenning from Otto-Friedrich Univeristy in Bamberg. The conference takes place at The Univeristy of Warwick’s Humanities Research Centre.
Mauro Vigani travels to Brussels for the 172nd European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Seminar where he will present a co-authored paper concerning the impact of CAP Pillar II payments within EU28 countries.
This week, CCRI Director Janet Dwyer was interviewed by BBC Radio Gloucestershire and asked to comment on the recently published House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy report ‘Time for a strategy for the rural economy’.
Tomorrow sees the much anticipated report from the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy. CCRI Director Janet Dwyer was one person who gave evidence to the Committee
Dr Gordon Morris will discuss rural policy a raise a series of thought provoking issues.
Julie Ingram has for the last six months been in Australia and Indonesia as part of an OECD Research Fellowship. During this time she has travelled extensively, conducted a number of seminars and has also written a short Blog about her experiences.
Our third and final blog post related to rural women comes from Hannah Chiswell (right). As one of the newest members of the CCRI team, she reflects on becoming a rural geographer and her experiences on the way where she has encountered many inspirational women in rural environments.