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News & Events


News

Our monthly newsletters are an easy way to keep up-to-date with new developments at our research centre. From successful project bids to upcoming events, our newsletter informs you on how we are 'driving innovative transdisciplinary research on resilent food and water systems.'

February 2017

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April 2017

May 2017

June 2017

July 2017

August 2017

September 2017

October 2017

 

Our triannual Focus on CAWR publication provides updates on our projects that are encouraging a pathway to impact. 

April 2017

August 2017 

December 2017 - Coming Soon! 

Upcoming Seminars

Expand your knowledge by attending one our fortnightly seminars with both national and international speakers.

The Centre's lunchtime seminars provide a lively discussion forum that is open to anyone to attend, including Coventry University staff and students, visiting asociates and practioners. 

Where

All seminars are held at CAWR Ryton Organic Gardens (CV8 3LG) between 11.30am - 12.30pm. (unless specified otherwise). 

Transport

A free shuttle bus service is available from Coventry University to Ryton Organic Gardens. Please contact CAWRoffice for more details. There is also free parking on site.

Register

If you would like to attend, please register your interest with CAWRoffice who will provide you with further details. 

Previous Seminars 

To view our previous seminars, head to our Youtube channel!

DISCLAIMER

The views and opinions expressed in this video are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR).

 


Schedule


28th November     11:30-12:30

Dr Dan Keech

World Heritage and provincial identity – urban horticulture in Bath and Bamberg

 


8th December        11:30-12:30

Peter Andrée  

Is this Food Sovereignty? Civil Society Engagement in Food Policy-Making in Canada

Also available on Facebook Live

 


12th December       11:30-13:30

Lewis Williams

 


14th December         12:00-13:00

Sophie Barron-West

KTP Project – Green On Top

Also available on Facebook Live

 



Other Upcoming Events


The 'SMART' way of assessing the sustainability of English and Welsh farms

Dr Immo Fiebrig and Alfréd Szilágyi (MSc student) have been travelling to a number of farms to assess holistic sustainability in the UK. These are managed according to Permaculture principles and compared to certified organic and conventional farms using the Swiss SMART indicator system (Sustainability Monitoring Assessement RouTine). Find out more about what they got up to by reading their blog. 


CAWR part of major EU project on sustainable farming systems

13th June 2017 - Coventry University is playing a key role in a new Europe-wide project to encourage farming systems to be less dependent on inorganic fertilisers and the fossil fuels needed to create them.


Former CAWR student secures pivotal role in Nigeria

7th December 2016 - Former CAWR MSc student Ismail Rilwan has secured the post of Food Security and Livelihoods Officer with Action Against Hunger, Nigeria. He will be based in Borno State, north eastern Nigeria, working as a part of the emergency response to the Boko Haram crises.


Dr. Andrew Adam-Bradford is attending 'The Science Collaboration Symposium' in Bahrain

24th November 2016 - Andrew Adam-Bradford is quoted in News of Bahrain as one of the 10 researchers from the UK and Bahrain being present at the discussions.


Listen to Prof. Moya Kneafsey on BBC Radio 4

2nd November 2016 - Moya Kneafsey was interviewed for the Farming Today programme on BBC Radio 4 for the episode Food fraud, Country-of-origin labelling, Flood report.

Brexit 

People's Jury Hears Brexit Evidence on Food - how did it vote?

12th May 2016 - Outcome of the Citizens’ Jury on the future of the food system in or out of Europe


Serena Hussain

Dr. Andrew Adam-Bradford travels to Iraq to help Syrian refugees

9th April 2016 - Andrew Adam-Bradford is working to give hope to people fleeing civil war in Syria by making refugee camps better places to live

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