Monthly Archives: September 2017

Frank Rennie on the Highlands, Rural Development and Remoteness

Following his barnstorming talk at the HIE Strengthening Communities in Aviemore, this week we hear from Professor Frank Rennie on rural development in the Highlands and his dislike of the word ‘remote’.   Frank Rennie is Professor of Sustainable Rural Development and Assistant Principal of Research, Enterprise and Development at Lews Castle College, University of

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New Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures Blog

Ahead of the HIE Strengthening Communities Conference, it is with great excitement that the Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures launches its new blog. Here we will be posting weekly pieces every Wednesday from academics, industry professionals, stakeholders, authors and artists relating to the Centre’s interests and activities. It aims to serve as an open dialogue

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Dr Alasdair Ross

Alasdair sadly died in August 2017. His profile here will be maintained to acknowledge his contributions to the Centre and wider historical community in Scotland and far beyond. Alasdair was one of the founding directors and driving forces of the Centre and its philosophy of collaboration, public, community and policy relevance and research excellence and

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Dr Alasdair Ross

It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Dr Alasdair Ross, one of the Centre’s co-directors. His passing during the last weekend of August was sudden, and followed a short period of serious illness. Alasdair was involved with the Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures from the beginning.  He was also

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