Dr Caroline Nye

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College: College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Discipline: Politics
Department: College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Research Centre/Unit: Centre for Rural Policy Research (CRPR)

Caroline Nye is an associate social researcher at the Centre for Rural Policy Research (CRPR) within the University of Exeter. Her focus is on agricultural labour in the UK, landscape-scale farmer groups (or Farmer Clusters), farmer attitudes to conservation, and methodologies involving social research in the agricultural sector. Caroline also works on international development research involving equine welfare and rural communities whose livelihoods are dependent on equines.

Caroline holds an MA (hons) in Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh, a diploma in International Development from London School of Economics (with a focus on environment) and has several years’ experience working on organic farms and in environmental education. She has also spent several years working further afield on international development projects and in industry in Asia, Africa and Latin America.