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COP26 videos & podcast

Scottish National Investment Bank Chair Willie Watt was interviewed by me at COP26 as part of the Finance for Nature conference. We discussed the public investment bank’s approach to nature – and climate-based investments as well as decision grade data. Willie Watt is the Chair of the Scottish National Investment Bank, a new publicly owned development bank […]

The first £billion is the hardest: Scotland’s challenge for natural capital

SRUC’s Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre is supporting the Scottish Conservation Finance Pioneers network in developing new natural capital investment projects that can deliver returns for investors, whether they are private businesses, public agencies or communities. As the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) continues this week, a new report by the Green Finance Institute has revealed […]

SRUCBytes & Science Festival event launched

When is a farm not a farm? I’m excited to Chair this Edinburgh International Science Festival event, this year online and free! Could a complex digital information system made of hardware and software be the answer to sustainable farming?   Join Dominic Gammon of The Aquaponics Garden and Gordy Wills of Intelligent Growth Solutions to explore how […]

Trustable Credit launched

I’ve just launched Trustable Credit, if you’d like to join in co-creating, developing and testing open and international standards for digital devices and their data measuring carbon, biodiversity and nature improvements please check out the website. We are a distributed organisation, an adhocracy of interested parties, do join us! From the 2010 academic calls to […]

BLING & Parliamentary Showcase

There’s no shortage of acronyms in academia – its RIDDLED (not an acronym, just capitalised for emphasis) with them! I was thrilled to chair the BLING conference – the mid term of the EU Interreg North Sea Region project on Blockchain in Government, where we discussed use cases of blockchain and DLT adding value to […]

DLT Course for Everyone

As part of my work with SRUC, I have developed a course that anyone can take as a learning journey, on Distributed Ledger Technology in the Natural Economy Sector.

Best Research Paper 2020, ISC2021 & Agrimetrics

Impact in academia is deemed by the UKRI as a “demonstrable contribution that excellent social and economic research makes in shifting understanding and advancing scientific method, theory and application across and within disciplines.” Using participatory action research (PAR) is a method for achieving impact whilst research and development is ongoing, and my last journal paper […]