Julie Ingram is at the 23rd European Seminar on Extension (and) Education this week in Chania, Crete, where she will be presenting a paper on behalf of a VALERIE team of co-authors from CCRI and Wageningen University.
Mauro Vigani was interviewed by WIRED USA regarding EU regulations in connection with the development of a tomato resistant to a pernicious fungal disease.
Julie Ingram, Jane Mills and James Kirwan are involved in co-convening workshops and presenting papers at the 12th European IFSA Symposium, which begins today (12th July) at Harper Adams University and runs until 15th July.
The CCRI welcomes today Marco Della Gala from the University of Calabria, who will be working in the CCRI for 20 months on a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship. Through an EU Horizon 2020 funded project called SOFIA, Marco will be creating ICT based tools, in particular mobile applications, to help people access local food.
CCRI Senior Research Fellow, Matt Reed, is a regular blogger writing on food, community and politics at his blog, ‘the ruralist’. Matt’s latest post, ‘Going Digital’, reflects on how the CCRI is addressing the challenge of getting its latest research findings out in the public domain as quickly as possible.
Chris Short has been invited to attend a facilitated workshop to discuss arising opportunities for renewable technological development.