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Dr Rob McMorran

Dr Rob McMorran

Rob McMorran

 +44 1315354268

Scotland’s Rural College
W Mains Rd


Rob McMorran is is an interdisciplinary researcher, with interests in landownership, land reform, rural development and human dimensions of land use. His research has included a number of socio-economic reviews of private landownership, community land and NGO owned land, a review of the Community Right to Buy in 2014 and the 2016 Scottish Government study on the impact of diversity of ownership scale on social, economic and environmental outcomes. For SEFARI, Rob is researching communities and wellbeing, focusing on local assets, local decisions and community resilience.

Leading Ideas

  • Land and Communities
  • Community Resilience

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.4 - Communities and Wellbeing
  • 3.4.4 Local assets, local decisions and community resilience
  • 3.4.1 Demographic change in remote areas
  • 3.4.2 Place-based policy and its implications for policy and service delivery