PhD student wins leading award from UK Research and Innovation

University of Gloucestershire PhD student Philippa Simmonds has won a prestigious UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) competition focusing on ways of tackling the climate emergency through the food system.

Philippa, a research student with the Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI) based at the University, took first prize at the UKRI’s annual research storytelling event with a presentation showcasing her work on cows, sheep, and climate change.

Entitled ‘Speak up for Food Security’, the competition is part of the UKRI’s cross-council Global Food Security (GFS) programme and aims to increase researchers’ engagement with the public by drawing on the power of stories. Find out more from the university website.

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