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Could you be our next Research and Communications Co-ordinator?

UCCRI is currently looking for a new Research and Communications Coordinator. Applications close 14 September 2018.

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Charlotte Payne presented with Public Engagement with Research Award

Congratulations to PhD student Charlotte Payne, who has been awarded one of the Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Award from Cambridge University for her work around edible insects. The University said “Working together with farmers and scientists at every stage, Payne developed a participatory research project on the sustainable use of edible caterpillars in southwestern Burkina Faso, and has explained the methods, aims and results to a variety of public audiences of all ages and backgrounds.”

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Professor Bhaskar Vira awarded Busk Medal for interdisciplinary research on economy, environment and development

Congratulations to UCCRI Director Professor Bhaskar Vira, who has been awarded the Royal Geographical Society's Busk Medal in recognition of his interdisciplinary research on economy, environment and development.

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We are one of CCI's ten conservation partners based in Cambridge, UK.

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About Us

UCCRI is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre, with a network of over 150 researchers from all 6 Schools of the University of Cambridge. The Institute supports multidisciplinary research on biodiversity conservation and the social context within which humans engage with nature. It works from a base in the David Attenborough Building, which is designed to enhance collaboration and the sharing of perspectives across organisational and disciplinary boundaries. Find out more...

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