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Matt Reed and Pippa Simmonds record Podcast
CCRI Director Matt Reed and PhD student Pippa Simmonds have recently recorded a Podcast for the ‘People Place and Nature Podcast’ entitled ‘Farming, Sustainability, and the Food Cycle’.
CCRI – one of the largest specialist rural research
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Current research projects
Farm of the Future Climathon
The latest NICRE-funded Climathon recently took place at Tramway farm on the Gloucestershire-Warwickshire border.
CCRI Forest School Research
CCRI researchers Demelza Jones and Alice Goodenough have launched a new project in conjunction with fellow University researcher Clare Harris.
Rural businesses consider the environment in decision-making, but barriers exist
A major new survey from the National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise (NICRE) highlights barriers faced by rural businesses as they transition to net zero.