Current research projects

The CCRI is currently working on the following projects funded by the EU research programmes, UK Government and others.

Fishing Village

UK Commercial Fishing Social Survey Pilot

This project is an extension of previous Fisher Social Survey work undertaken by the team, leveraging the insights and methodologies established in the previous stages. The focus of this phase is to conduct two pilot survey rounds to gather data on the fishing industry and its stakeholders.
Welsh Countryside Scene

Rural Wales Local Policy and Innovation Partnership

This three-year programme will focus on the challenges of building a regenerative economy, supporting the net zero transition, enhancing health, wellbeing and access to services, and empowering communities and culture, including Welsh language revitalisation.

Land Use for Net Zero (LUNZ) Hub

The CCRI is a member of a groundbreaking consortium awarded a £6.5 million grant by the Government to look at how changes to land use will help achieve net zero in the UK by 2050.

Farm of the Future Climathon

The latest NICRE-funded Climathon recently took place at Tramway farm on the Gloucestershire-Warwickshire border.
A group of people sat in a circle eating, in a forest setting

CCRI Forest School Research

CCRI researchers Demelza Jones and Alice Goodenough have launched a new project in conjunction with fellow University researcher Clare Harris.
Cows on Dartmoor

Dartmoor Test & Trials

This research proposes to test the practical development of a payment by results (PBR) scheme on common land, to better understand the barriers and opportunities to improve delivery including the necessary governance. 
A series of sketches and drawings concerning climate problems and solutions pertaining to the Cotswolds

Cotswold Climathon

The Cotswold Climathon took place at the end of September over two days at the Royal Agriculture University.
A woman and child walking in woods. The woman is hugging the child

Expanding the Horizons of UK Treescapes

Following the unveiling of the first four projects funded under the third and final funding call of UK Treescapes, an additional fifth project has been welcomed into the fold.