Latest news and updates from CCRI.

Realising New Commons

Dr John Powell was at the ESRC Workshop on ‘New commons – Vision, Practicalities and Application’ on 18 November, where he presented a paper on ‘New Commons in the rural-urban fringe’.

Learning for Sustainable Futures New Project Awards 2015-16

Matt Reed and Chris Short, together with Kenny Lynch and Arran Stibbe of the University of Gloucestershire School of Natural and Social Sciences and School of Humanities, were successful in a bid to the University’s Learning for Sustainable Futures (LSF)…

Tackling the challenges of rural Europe

Professor Janet Dwyer has been invited as a key speaker to attend an International Scientific Conference in Slovakia, taking place at the University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovakia on 3-4 December 2015.

Urban food and the commons in the city

Dr Matt Reed was in Bologna last week attending an IASC-Conference on Urban Commons, where he presented a paper, penned by himself together with Drs Dan Keech and John Powell, on urban food and commons in the city.

Defra’s 25 year plan for nature

On Tuesday 3rd November Chris Short attended a Defra workshop in London, hosted by Rory Stewart MP.  The aim of the workshop was to explore how, through partnership, the recently proposed 25 year plan for nature can be developed and delivered.

GLAMUR story published

A CCRI research team is currently one of 15 pan-European partners working on an EU project called GLAMUR – “Global and Local food chain Assessment: a MUltidimensional performance-based approach”. A story on the project has just been published on the…

Working with the Severn Vale Catchment Partnership

On 12 November, Chris Short and Rob Berry, together with Lucy Clarke, will be showcasing the CCRI and NSS (School of Natural and Social Sciences at the University of Gloucestershire) work around the area of catchment management at the Severn…