Professor Frank Rennie
Professor of Sustainable Rural Development
Frank Rennie is Professor of Sustainable Rural Development and also Head of Research and Postgraduate Development
He has special research interests in rural and community development studies, particularly in terms of the impact information and communication technology (ICT) and online learning systems has on rural communities. He also specialises in the relationship between nature conservation and the development of human communities.
Frank is a founding president of the Scottish Crofters Union and a pioneer in the use of online education. He has had a particular involvement in capacity-building for university staff in several developing countries.