We’re delighted to announce four PhD studentships supervised by LEEP colleagues, which are funded thanks to our links with external research partners, The John Oldacre Foundation, and our alumni.
The social and environmental outputs of woodlands play a much broader role in the economy than is often recognised, according to a new Research Report by the University of Exeter for the Forestry Commission.
Professor Ian Bateman is helping the Chinese government analyse how they should repair natural resources following the country’s rapid industrialisation.
As we celebrate the official start of the South West Partnership for Environment and Economic Prosperity (SWEEP), there has been some early success as a number of co-funded PhD studentships are confirmed.
Professor Lobley was among invited guests at the Family Farmers’ Association’s (FFA) Annual Open Meeting at the Palace of Westminster
The meeting on 1 February 2017 provided a forum for UK family farmers to meet up and discuss matters. Discussions were focussed on the recent Brexit decision and how the FFA can seek to influence the future of farming in light of this.
Progress on the Government’s long term plan for the environment is too slow and politicians should act more quickly to safeguard our natural resources, a University of Exeter expert has said.
The Environment Agency invited a group of experts from a range of disciplines to come together to help understand how to develop the long-term investment scenarios for flood and coastal risk management in the future.
He will be working with colleagues from Stanford’s Natural Capital Project.
The workshops will be explore the opportunities and challenges for SME food and drink processors, specifically bakery and dairy processors, in the South West in transitioning towards the circular economy (CE) – as well as evaluating the CE concept itself.
A partnership of three research institutions, led by the University of Exeter, has secured a £5m award to help protect the beautiful natural resources and the jobs dependent on them in the South West.
The Prince of Wales has praised the work of University of Exeter experts to help support small family farms.
Nuffield Farming is awarding University of Exeter academic, Professor Michael Winter, with a Scholarship to study for the first Nuffield Farming Lecture.
University of Exeter rural policy expert Professor Michael Winter OBE has been appointed as a Government advisor to help protect England’s natural environment.
A University of Exeter expert has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Royal Veterinary College for his outstanding contribution to promoting animal health and welfare.
A major new independent study commissioned by The Prince’s Countryside Fund into the future of small family farms across the UK, has revealed a steep decline in numbers since the beginning of the century.
Senior politicians have welcomed work by University of Exeter academics to promote smart decision-making which will safeguard the environment.
Farmers have expressed concern about the unknown implications of Britain leaving the European Union, according to a new survey by experts at the University of Exeter.
Filmed at the joint BES and CCI Symposium, "Making a Difference in Conservation", April 2016.
Dr Duncan Russel ran a workshop, with colleagues from the University of East Anglia and the James Hutton Institute, which brought together a range of representatives Scottish organisations responsible for managing the natural environment.
This issue highlights the ongoing work of the SIP community both in individual aspects of research, and in finding new ways of bringing about SI on farm and in the wider landscape.
Members of LEEP gave an overview of the institute’s aims and activities to a packed audience of environmental economists, on Friday 18 March 2016, at envecon 2016, at the Royal Society, London.
University of Exeter experts will collaborate with colleagues in the USA to work to protect our environment.
As part of research commissioned by The Prince's Countryside Fund we are holding workshops with interested parties and in advance of these workshops we are inviting the submission of written evidence.
LEEP announces fully-funded PhD studentship in the Quantitative Analysis of the Environment-Energy Nexus
This studentship is one of eight PhD opportunities that will contribute to the ADVENT (Addressing Valuation of Energy and Nature Together) research project
Members of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP), will give an overview of the aims and activities of the institute at envecon 2016 in London.
Professor Matt Lobley joined a panel of farm succession planning experts to lead a debate, 'Playing the generation game', at NFU’s annual Conference in Birmingham.
A University of Exeter academic has been appointed as an advisor to help the Government develop and implement a new 25-year plan for the environment.
Professor Lobley's award was for his very considerable contribution to the well being of the land based sector - particularly in the areas of retirement & succession planning.
LEEP is delighted that three of its academics were awarded Valuing Nature placements contributing to the understanding of the complexities of the natural environment they will work with policymakers, businesses and practitioners.
Making farmland more productive could bring about significant reductions in the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions, University of Exeter research has found.
Exeter researcher Prof Lobley calls farmers to learn from football clubs