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UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues
6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2
Join us for a talk with CSFS visiting scholar Dr. Michael Winter, Professor of Land Economy and Society at the University of Exeter
Location: Liu Multipurpose Room, UBC
About Dr. Michael Winter:
Michael is a rural policy specialist and social scientist with particular interests in applying inter-disciplinary approaches to policy-relevant research and in direct engagement in the policy process. His current research focuses on the governance of sustainable agro-food systems and food security; the historical and contemporary sociology of west country agriculture; & farmer environmental attitudes and decision-making, particularly in the context of diffuse pollution and water quality. He leads Project 2 of Defra’s Sustainable Intensification Research Platform.
He chairs the UNESCO North Devon Biosphere Partnership and the Stakeholder Group for the Avon Demonstration Test Catchment. He is a board member of Natural England and a member of the governing board of Rothamsted Research.