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Amy Proctor

Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Land and Livestock Management (Newcastle University)

Amy Proctor is a Social Scientist based in the Centre for Rural Economy, within the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences at Newcastle University. Her research interests centre upon the challenges and complexities of rural land and livestock management and the knowledge and expertise which underpin this. She is an experienced interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary researcher, leading on projects which bring together novel combinations of disciplines to tackle wicked problems. Amy also has interests in understanding the nature and impact of knowledge exchange within research and how stakeholders engage in this process and to what effect.

Amy is PI on the £1.5m Wellcome Trust funded FIELD project and the EU Horizon 2020 EFFECT project. She is also named researcher on the ESRC’s £3m Centre for Evaluation of Complexity Across the Nexus (CECAN). Recent projects Amy has been involved in include work for Defra and Natural England, co-designing research with land managers and stakeholders to test new delivery approaches informing two major policies underpinning post-Brexit land management (ELM and the Peatland Strategy for England).

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