Month: June 2018

York Poverty Alliance set up in York

20 June 2018 / IKnowFood

Madeleine Power, a Research Fellow working on IKnowFood, is chair of a new York-based initiative, the York Food Poverty Alliance (YFPA). The alliance won £15,000 of funding to look at how to make York a resilient food city where no one goes hungry. YFPA is a partnership between the University of York, the City of […]

Prof Bruce Grieve on BBC Look North talking about the use of robotics to combat plant disease

12 June 2018 / IKnowFood

On the 11 June IKnowFood’s Professor Bruce Grieve, along with an N8 colleague from Sheffield, spoke to BBC Look North, about using robotics to detect plant diseases before they become visible to the human eye. Bruce talked about the creation of hand held technology and the progression to adapting mobile phones to allow us to […]

Prof Bruce Grieve interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today about robotics on farms

11 June 2018 / IKnowFood

 IKnowFood’s Professor Bruce Grieve was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today programme on 11 June. In the first in a series of reports looking at robotics technology on farms, Bruce  talks drones, blimps and balloons with interviewer Charlotte Smith.

Article in The Conversation ‘Europeans Deserve a Food Policy that Focuses on the Environment and People’s Health’

1 June 2018 / IKnowFood

IKnowFood’s Professor Bob Doherty has had an article published in The Conversation titled ‘Europeans Deserve a Food Policy that Focuses on the Environment and People’s Health’, written in response to Phil Hogan’s (EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development) announcement this Friday, on common agricultural policy (CAP) reform post 2020. Bob argues that the proposed […]

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IKnowFood Stakeholder Conference

17 September 2019 / Amnesty International UK

As the IKnowFood 4-year research programme reaches its pinnacle, the aim of our …