Manager and Policy ResearcherRural Policy CentreLand Economy, Environment & Society
Jane Atterton joined the Rural Policy Centre (RPC) as a
Policy Researcher in June 2010 and she is now the RPC Manager.
Jane's research focuses broadly on rural and regional
development issues, with a particular focus on rural economies and businesses,
rural policies and the policy-making process, urban-rural interactions and
linkages, and demographic change in rural areas. Her research has focused on
rural areas of Scotland, England, Europe and Japan. She has undertaken projects
for the European Commission, Defra, the Scottish Government and a number of
local authorities and enterprise agencies.
Prior to joining the Rural Policy Centre, Jane worked as
a Lecturer in Rural Development at the Centre for Rural Economy, Newcastle
University and as a Researcher in the Evidence and Analysis Team at The
Countryside Agency, Cheltenham.
From 1999-2003, Jane was a Researcher at the Arkleton
Centre for Rural Development Research where she also completed her PhD research
which explored the geography of business and social networking by business
owners in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
See all of Jane Atterton's publications.
Rural Policy Centre Manager and Policy Reseracher
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