Link to Macaulay Land Use Research Institute homepageSociety and Countryside

Image showing areas we research in relation to Society and CountrysideStraddling both quantitative and qualitative aspects, we provide a joined-up assessment of key rural development problems:

  • The impacts of policy changes upon society and the environment, and how they respond (for example the reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy, and the introduction of the Water Framework Directive)
  • Community development, such as public empowerment and the governance of development strategies
  • Demographic change, including choice and freedom, marginalisation and discrimination
  • Investment and technology, examining the opportunities and demands on lifestyles and infrastructure

More on policy relevant research

  • Various policy reports can be found here .


Updated: 27 Nov 2019, Content by: CN