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South Downs Research Conference

The Long Furlong-scr

Thursday 6th July 2017, South Downs Centre, Midhurst

Designed to bring together researchers, students, practitioners and academics this conference showcases research across all disciplines in pursuit of the special qualities of the South Downs National Park.

Abstracts are invited for poster and platform presentations

To submit an abstract download and complete the Research Conference Submission Form and return to

Submission deadline is Wednesday 10 May 2017.

Now in it’s fourth year the South Downs Research Conference is gaining a strong repuation for providing a rare opportunity for a truly multidiscplinary and cross sectoral event.

Previous years have reflected the broad scope of research currently being undertaken across the South Downs from the effects of invasive species or the use of drones to monitor landscape change to the history of the South Downs post service. Presenters have come from a range of academic institutions as well as industry and government organisations such as Forest Research.

For more information on previous events please visit

Register to attend

To register to attend this event please follow this link to our eventbrite page.

If you have any questions regarding this event please do not hesitate to contact us at

Past Events

For more information on past events, including full abstract lists, explore the links below

Research Conference 2016

Student Conference 2015

Student Conference 2014