SCRR News 101, Summer 2023

In the latest edition of our newsletter, Dr Leslie Mabon, lecturer in environmental systems at The Open University, reports on our key annual event, the SCRR / RSE Peter Wilson Lecture, with its important theme, ‘The road ahead: rural Scotland 2098’

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News Events


We took a 75 year journey forward on SCRR’s 75th birthday for the 2023 RSE/SCRR Peter Wilson event

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News Events

ECR event  2023

A round table meeting focusing on early career researchers (ECR’s) from several of our member institutions took place at the Royal Society of Edinburgh in May and was combined with our annual showpiece Peter Wilson event.

The aim of the session was to gather feedback from an ECR perspective on what SCRR can do to involve them further as it continues to evolve in future.

Publications Newsletter

Celebrating our 100th edition!

This special anniversary issue of the SCRR Newsletter looks back at our origins on the Easter Bush estate in 1989 and forward to an exciting future, with a particular focus on the potential of Early Career Researchers

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News Event report

Peter Wilson Lecture 2022 – event report

Our prestigious annual event organised jointly with RSE took the form of a discussion with four speakers on the theme ‘The time for rural is now’

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Publications Newsletter

SCRR News 99, Summer 2022

Our latest newsletter includes reports on challenges for livestock farming and a new conservation film festival, together with a lead article on the future of rural places by Prof David Miller of the James Hutton Institute

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Members of SCRR

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About SCRR

SCRR’s 24 member organisations do research in Scotland on Scottish and globally important rural priorities – including food, farming, land use, health, climate, biodiversity, rural livelihoods and sustainable development.

Our members are active in research relating to land, freshwater, coastal and marine resources, and their uses – including farming, forestry, aquaculture and recreation.

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Future meetings

The 62nd Annual General Meeting of SCRR takes place online on November 23, 2023 at 10.30am.