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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’.
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Current research projects
New project exploring sounds of nature on wellbeing
Dr Alice Goodenough is part of a new project undertaking innovative research exploring whether the sounds of nature can influence the mental health and wellbeing of people in care homes.
The Fantastic Four
Four new knowledge exchange projects receive a share of £500,000 to boost the impact of the Future of UK Treescapes Programme.
Exploring the Experiences and Issues for Rural Energy and Water Customers in PSR Needs Code Groups
This research will build on previous work undertaken for the same funders, including work by CCRI which explored rural vulnerability from a public utilities’ perspective