The project aimed to establish a baseline for the assessment of community boundaries in Gloucestershire, to enable service providers to take into account such ‘natural communities’ in the delivery of their services.
‘In conversation with… : Co-designing with more-than-human communities’ – Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
This project aimed to explore how both research and community might be rethought within a 'more-than-human' framework.
The CRRI, on behalf of the National Heritage Academy (South West), undertook research to establish the supply of, and demand for, heritage building skills in Gloucestershire.
This study was commissioned by English Heritage and Cadw in 2007 to provide Government and its agencies at all spatial levels with a research programme to enable the socio-economic benefits of heritage in the National Parks to be recognised, measured and evaluated in an academically sound and rigorous way.
In January 2008 the CCRI secured a two-month project to advise the Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) about the policy implications of the post-modern countryside.
This project examined the character of application sites, and explored whether the sites were earmarked for development in local development plans or subject to planning applications.
Economic and environmental impacts of changes in support measures for the English uplands – an in-depth forward look from the farmer’s perspective for the Defra Agricultural Change and Environment Observatory
The aim of this project was to provide Defra with a deeper understanding of how hill farmers are likely to respond to changes in economic support from government.
This project condcuted a review of peatland restoration on Exmoor and gave guidance to the Steering Group on how best to proceed with future peatland restoration.
The CCRI was commissioned by the Exmoor National Park Authority and Natural England to develop a delivery framework for ecosystem services within the uplands.