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.
Last week on 15th October it was International Rural Women Day and Julie Urquhart provided an overview of her journey into rural academia. This week we will hear from Katarina Kubinakova who will discuss the role of women with regard to rural development and how they are regularly the ones who are key to the success of an initiative or project.
October 15th 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN recognised ‘International Rural Women’s Day. As a research institute that specialises in rural matters, and having women represented at all levels, the CCRI approached a number of the team to discuss their role in rural research. This week we hear from Julie Urquhart.
There has been a great deal of comment on the recently published draft Agriculture Bill, which seeks to set out how the government will support farming after Brexit. The CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer has a number of important observations.
CCRI’s visiting professor in European Rural Development, Michael Dower, has been keeping himself busy, undertaking various positions and working on several projects since he moved from Cheltenham to Beaminster in Dorset in 2012.
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, gave evidence to the House of Lords Rural Economy Committee on Tuesday 10th July.
The CCRI is conducting a survey for Rural Services Network (RSN) and Rural England, which seeks the opinions and experiences of residents of rural areas on rural housing
CCRI Director, Janet Dwyer, was invited to give evidence relating to Brexit and agriculture to the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee at the National Assembly for Wales in Senedd on 21st May 2018.
Media coverage relating to the RSN rural survey, for which CCRI worked with Rural Services Network (RSN) and Rural England to ask rural stakeholders to participate to help shape a new agenda for the countryside.