Workshop

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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Do rural and urban Scotland need each other?

SCRR / SRUC ‘round table’ discussion Tuesday June 30, 2015 Venue: Stirling University UPDATE: please see below for event report. In policy, there are ‘place-less’ approaches operating throughout Scotland, designed neither for ‘urban’ or ‘rural’; there are also policies designed specifically for urban and rural places, as well as spaces in between. Researchers tend to …

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Researching Scotland’s Ruralities – Social science perspectives on current issues in rural Scotland

SCRR workshop Wednesday March 20, 2013 UPDATE: please see below for event report. Looking at social science is a relatively novel undertaking for SCRR, which to date has concentrated more on the biological, agricultural and environmental aspects. The aim of this event was to encourage social scientists (broadly interpreted) working on topics in a rural …

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Engaging the Public in Rural Science

ECRR Workshop Thursday January 19, 2012 Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh, 1.30pm A workshop specifically for members of the consortium. The afternoon began with keynote presentations by Anuschka Miller, head of communications at the Scottish Marine Institute; Patricia Hart, communications administrator at Roslin; and David Miller of the James Hutton Institute. These were followed by three …

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Ecotourism: Challenges and Opportunities

ECRR / Edinburgh Napier University workshop Wednesday October 20, 2010 Edinburgh Napier University This workshop featured speakers from ECRR member organisations involved in the recreational use of Scotland’s natural resources. Event report Slide presentations from the workshop are available here. Ecotourism – It’s wild! Dr Kathy Velander, Edinburgh Napier University (PDF, 323 KB) scrr.ac.uk/downloads/velander_en.pdf The …

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Scotland’s Energy and Environment – Technological and Social Challenges

ECRR discussion forum Wednesday May 30, 2007 Venue: SNH Battleby Centre, near Perth A meeting to discuss issues relating to traditional and renewable energy technologies and their social and environmental impacts was held on May 30, 2007 at the SNH Battleby Centre near Perth. The meeting was organised jointly by ECRR and the UK Energy …

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