18th Feb. 2012 CRES meeting

CRES is a distance learning course, but we do meet several times a year! This gives our students and tutors a chance to meet face to face, and to discuss progress on the course. Three of our meetings every year are at Ripon College Cuddesdon (RCC) as was this one (18th Feb. 2012). About 20 of us were welcomed with coffee and we were then introduced to our first speaker. Dr. Mike Morecroft (Natural England) …

CRES day conference – 12th Nov. 2011

CRES is a distance learning course, but we also like to meet together. We are based at Ripon College, Cuddesdon nr. Oxford, and have three meetings there a year. This report on the day conference on 12th Nov. 2011 is the first meeting of this academic year. People started to arrive at around 10.00am and we had coffee together in the lounge. Martin Hodson (Principal Tutor of CRES) gathered the students, tutors and speakers together …

New Publications from CRES Personnel

This has been a very good year (2011) for publications by CRES Personnel. John Reader (Senior Tutor of the CRES Diploma) was a co-author on “Christianity and the New Social Order – A manifesto for a fairer future.” Margot Hodson (CRES Tutor and JRI Board member) published “Uncovering Isaiah’s Environmental Ethics“, and was co-author with her husband, Martin (Principal Tutor of CRES) on “Climate Change, Faith and Rural Communities.” These three publications give a very …

CRES Residential 2011

The Annual CRES residential was held on the 9th and 10th September 2011 at Ripon College Cuddesdon, nr. Oxford. It was a really good two days with a very varied programme. Four students gave presentations on their dissertations. Tim Fox was awarded a Diploma, and Martin Dominic and Nigel Hewish Certificates. Congratulations to all three! Kailean Khongsai passed his disertation, but is continuing with two more modules to complete his Certificate (special circumstances indicated that …