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Professor Davy McCracken

Professor Davy McCracken

Davy McCracken

 01292 525 299

Scotland’s Rural College
W Mains Rd


Davy is Head of Department of Integrated Land Management and Head of Hill & Mountain research centre at SRUC. Davy is involved in a range of research and demonstration projects investigating the economic, social and environmental resilience of upland livestock systems and seeking to understand the trade-offs associated with changes to those systems. 

Leading Ideas

  • Climate and the Environment
  • Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Area of Strategic Research Programme

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

  • Theme 1: Natural Assets
  • 1.3 - Biodiversity and Ecosystems
  • 1.3.2 Ecosystem services provision
  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.11 Trade-offs between productivity and sustainability
  • 3.4 - Communities and Wellbeing
  • 3.4.1 Demographic change in remote areas