Press and media

Information for the media

Specialist knowledge on rural issues

The CCRI is one of the leading rural research centres in the UK, with a team of rural experts who may be able to help. Our researchers undertake academic research across a wide range of rural issues, including Agriculture, Food and Land Use, Rural Community Development and the Rural Economy.

Major funders of our research activity include organisations such as DEFRA, the Environment Agency, the Forestry CommissionNatural EnglandEnglish Heritage and the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts, as well as the EU. We are always keen to disseminate our research findings and knowledge to a broader audience, and would be pleased to help with your enquiries on any rural issues.

Media contacts

Here is a list of some of our senior researchers and a summary of their research interests and expertise.

For all other media enquiries, please contact us directly.