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Research into rural microbusinesses

Research commissioned by NICRE and conducted by CCRI with the Landworkers' Alliance sought to gain an understanding of the economic, environmental and social impact of food and farming businesses, their challenges and innovation potential
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Changing Treescapes Collaboration Guide Published

The Changing Treescapes project team have released a new guide, ‘Making Socio-Ecological Art and Science Collaboration Work: A Guide’. The guide provides invaluable advice on how artists and arts-based researchers can work alongside natural and social scientists to design inclusive…

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Grant applications 2022

The Countryside and Community Foundation is pleased to be able to offer research grant funding to postgradute students working in a relevant field. The current call for grant applications closes on 10 September 2022.
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Janet Dwyer awarded OBE

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.
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Professor Julie Ingram delivers inaugural lecture

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?'