NERC Impact Accelerator Funding Workshop

A Working with business external business event
Date13 September 2013
Time9:15 to 16:30
PlaceInnovation Centre Conference Rooms, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter


Landowners, farmers, businesses, charities, government departments and agencies interested in catchment management are invited to attend a NERC funded workshop to debate the latest practices and research in catchment sensitive farming and landscape restoration.

Interested stakeholders will be brought together with leading academics from the University of Exeter, to consider how the latest research can help land managers improve water, soil and air quality in catchments, and contribute to enhancement of a wide range of ecosystem services.


The workshop will include lunch, networking and a poster showcase.  Confirmed speakers so far include:

Richard Brazier, Associate Professor of Earth Surface Processes, University of Exeter
Michael Winter, Professor & Director of the Centre for Rural Policy Research, University of Exeter
Robert Fish, Senior Research Fellow, University of Exeter
Jeremy Bailey, River Basin Programme Manager, Environment Agency
Bob Middleton, Catchment Sensitive Farming, Natural England
Charles Cowap, Land, Farm and Agribusiness Management, Harper Adams University
Laurence Couldrick, Head of Catchment Management, Westcountry Rivers Trust
Sam Bridgewater, Nature Conservation Manager, Clinton Devon Estates
Daniel McGonigle, Sustainable Land and Soils Research Programme Manager, Defra
Lewis Jones, Future Quality Obligations and R&D Manager, South West Water
Diane Mitchell, Chief Environment Adviser, National Farmers Union 

Agenda coming soon.


Please register using the contact details below.  As we anticipate strong demand and numbers are limited, we encourage you to book early.

ProviderWorking with business
OrganizerResearch and Knowledge Transfer Events

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