Jeremy Phillipson
Reader in Rural Enterprise

  • Email: jeremy.phillipson@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8940
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 5411
  • Address: 318 AB
    Centre for Rural Economy
    School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
    Agriculture Building
    University of Newcastle
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 7RU

Jeremy Phillipson is Reader in Rural Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange and Director of Research in the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development at Newcastle University.  His own research has focused on the development needs of rural and fishing economies and businesses. He has expertise on knowledge transfer processes, interdisciplinary research policies and practices, and participatory methods of knowledge exchange with non-scientific stakeholders.  Jeremy is coordinator of Landbridge, an ESRC funded knowledge exchange network for rural professionals (http://www.relu.ac.uk/landbridge/) and Land Use Fellow of the Living With Environmental Change Partnership.

Jeremy is a member of the DECC/Defra Social Science Expert Panel, Board member of the Scottish Government RESAS Strategic Research Board, member of the LWEC Ecosystems Task Force, and a member of the European Commission’s FARNET advisory group (that advises on the future development of fishing communities). He served as a member of Defra’s Higher Level Expert Panel set up to advise its Rural Economy Growth Review and between 2003 and 2013 was Assistant Director of the UK Research Councils’ £25 million Rural Economy and Land Use Programme (Relu), an interdisciplinary research programme spanning the social and natural sciences (funded by ESRC, BBSRC, NERC, Defra and the Scottish Government).

Jeremy's research has focused on the development needs of rural and fishing economies and businesses. He also has expertise on knowledge transfer processes, interdisciplinary research policies and practices, and participatory methods of knowledge exchange with non-scientific stakeholders.

Jeremy is Coordinator of Landbridge, a new knowledge exchange network for rural professionals (http://www.relu.ac.uk/landbridge/).