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The future of rural science is in safe hands

NEWS • EVENT REPORT • At our online mini-conference on November 11th 2020, Early Career Researchers from SCRR’s member organisations shared their cutting-edge research into rural resilience and recovery – in livestock sectors, bees’ environments, community land ownership and science-based rural tourism. Here’s what we learned…

Science for Rural Recovery and Resilience

Online mini-conference focusing on new work by Early Career Researchers Wednesday November 11, 2020 • 1pm – 3pm Online The Scottish Consortium for Rural Research (SCRR) is holding its second mini-conference where Early Career Researchers (ECRs) will share their new research, this year looking to how rural Scotland moves into the 2030s and beyond. Our aim …

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SCRR / RSE Peter Wilson Lecture 2020

NEWS • EVENT REPORT • The RSE / SCRR Peter Wilson Lecture for 2020 took the form of an online discussion with young people from around the world. Five speakers contributed their thoughts and suggestions in response to the challenges of climate change. A written report and a recording of the event are now available…

Latest newsletter, Summer 2020

Our latest newsletter, featuring… Prof Sarah Skerratt, Scientific Director of SCRR, on dialogue and engagement at a time of global challenge … climate change and our coasts … the condition of our woodland … and much more

Rural science for public good: sharing our best ideas

SCRR Mini-Conference focusing on Early Years Researchers November 13, 2019 Venue: An Lochran, Inverness Across the breadth of Scotland, there are many researchers examining different aspects of the ‘rural’ from multiple perspectives – geography, geology, sociology, ecology, animal health, anthropology – and from the very micro through to the macro. In November 2019, SCRR held …

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The changing coast: sharing knowledge and practice

SCRR / Coastal Forum workshop November 2, 2018 Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow UPDATE: please see below for event report. In November 2018, the Coastal Forum and the Scottish Consortium for Rural Research held a one-day workshop during the Annual Science Meeting (ASM) of the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS). …

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STEM Strategy 2017

SCRR seminar February 24, 2017 • 1pm Venue: Salisbury Suite, Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh An SCRR seminar around the Scottish Government’s draft strategy for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) education will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017 to: provide a forum to increase awareness of the strategy and to discuss issues raised by …

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