Former CCRI Director, Janet Dwyer has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2022 for her services to rural research over more than three decades.
On Thursday 5th and Friday 6th May, the CCRI was delighted to welcome a delegation of five Swedish researchers to the University of Gloucestershire, in Cheltenham. From Karlstad University, Professor Margareta Dahlström and Dr Moa Tunström are respectively the former and current directors of the Centre for Research on Sustainable Societal Transformation. They were accompanied by PhD researcher Mathilde de Goer de Herve. These Karlstad guests were joined by Professor Brita Hermelin and Assistant Professor Sara Gustafsson, both from the Centre for Local Government Studies at the University of Linköping. The visitors contributed to a two-day seminar with CCRI researchers and colleagues
Yesterday afternoon, Professor Julie Ingram delivered her inaugural professorial lecture entitled ‘Unpacking the multiple meanings of innovation for sustainable agriculture: the who, what, how and why?’
This week Professor Julie Ingram is attending the 14th European Farming Systems Conference (IFSA – European Group) at the University of Évora, Portugal. The main focus of this years’ Conference will be Farming Systems Facing Climate Change and Resource Challenges.
On April 26th, Professor Julie Ingram will present her inaugural professorial lecture which will focus on innovation for sustainable agriculture. Find out more and register to attend this important event.
A number of you have reported to us that you are experiencing problems with our website. CCRI Director Matt Reed explains what is happening with regard to this.
CCRI artist-in-dialogue has written a blog that compares the two sites of his current artist-residency project – the Elan Valley, Wales and the Côa Valley in Portugal.
A new multi-authored paper has just been published in Land Use Policy which aims to identify where stronger evidence is needed in the digital agriculture movement.
Former CCRI director, Professor Nigel Curry discusses the long-standing issue of prosperity in rural areas and how this could be shared in the future.
Professor Julie Ingram from the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) within the University of Gloucestershire is the co-author of a research paper published today in leading international journal Nature Food.