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Dr Jane Atterton

Dr Jane Atterton

Jane Atterton

 0131 535 4256

Scotland’s Rural College
W Mains Rd


Jane is the manager of the Rural Policy Centre at SRUC. Her 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 interations and linkages and demographic change in rural areas. She has undertaken projects for the European Comission, Defra, the Scottish Government and a number of local authorities and enterprise agencies.

Area of Expertise

  • Land and Communities
  • Demographic Change
  • Place-based policy

Delivery Framework

  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.4 - Communities and Wellbeing
  • 3.4.1 Demographic change in remote areas
  • 3.4.2 Place-based policy and its implications for policy and service delivery