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‘Sustainable Consumption, the Middle Classes and Agri-food Ethics in the Global South’ launch meeting

16 May 2018 / IKnowFood

This week saw the ESRC kick off meeting at Kings Manor for the 2-year research programme titled, ‘Sustainable Consumption, the Middle Classes and Agri-food Ethics in the Global South’. The research is a collaboration between four N8 Universities (York, Newcastle, Sheffield and Durham) plus the Universities of Cape Town, Federal, Rio de Janeiro and Sun […]

Launch of Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Food Systems

15 May 2018 / IKnowFood

Professor Bob Doherty, Professor of Marketing at University of York and Principal Investigator of IKnowFood, was opening keynote at the launch of the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Food Systems (CESFS) at the University of Liverpool on Friday 11 May. CESFS is a multidisciplinary collaboration between academics from across the University of Liverpool and has […]

Prof Bob Doherty Talks about Recyclable Plastic Packaging on Radio 4’s You and Yours

16 April 2018 / IKnowFood

      On Friday 13 April IKF’s Professor Bob Doherty was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours programme about recyclable plastic packaging. Looking particularly at the case of the Coop, who have responded to concerns over single use plastic by introducing a recyclable bottle and asking if consumers are willing to choose  […]

IKF Team Members Paper Published in European Journal of Public Health

24 March 2018 / IKnowFood

IKF’s Madeleine Power, Professors Bob Doherty and Kate Pickett are among the co-authors of a paper titled ‘Is food insecurity associated with maternal health among UK  ethnic groups? An Exploration of women in the BiB cohort’, which has been published in the European Journal of Public Health. Food insecurity is a determinant of maternal health; however research on […]

Paper Accepted at 13th European IFSA Symposium

20 March 2018 / IKnowFood

Annemarieke de Bruin will present a paper at the 13th European IFSA Symposium ‘Farming systems: facing uncertainties and enhancing opportunities’. The paper is titled ‘Innovating in context: social learning and agricultural innovation’ and was jointly written by Annemarieke de Bruin and Professor Jon Ensor. This year the  conference will be held in the Mediterranean Agronomic […]

Paper Accepted to Social Policy Association Annual Conference

19 March 2018 / IKnowFood

Madeleine Power has had a paper accepted for the Social Policy Association Annual Conference ‘In the shadow of the 2008 crisis: social policy 10 years on’, the paper is based on her IKnowFood work and is titled ‘Food insecurity, food banks and the disciplinary society’.

The Conversation Article “Sustainable diets will remain a minefield until we change the way we approach food”

2 March 2018 / IKnowFood

IKnowFood’s Professors Bob Doherty, Tony Heron and Dr Chris West have had an article published in The Conversation, entitled “Sustainable diets will remain a minefield until we change the way we approach food”. It looks at the pitfalls of consumer food choice and sustainability. Sign up to to The Conversation newsletter and get the latest […]

Prof Bob Doherty Co-authored Paper Published in Public Management Review

24 February 2018 / IKnowFood

IKF’s Prof Bob Doherty has co-authored a paper with Madeleine Powell and Dr Alex Gillett, that has been published in Public Management Review. The paper is titled ‘Sustainability in social enterprise: hybrid organising in public services. It is commonly assumed that social enterprises (SEs)are able to meet social outcomes and also be financially viable. The […]

Prof Bob Doherty Speaks at GFS FSR Workshop at DEFRA

5 February 2018 / IKnowFood

The GFS FSR organised a workshop titled ‘Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context’ at DEFRA, on Monday 5 February 2018. This was a workshop targeted at government departments and agencies, to learn about new research in the multi-department, multi research council ‘Global Food Security’ programme. The briefing concentrated on its major interdisciplinary […]

Prof Bob Doherty becomes Founding Editor Emeritus of the Social Enterprise Journal

11 January 2018 / IKnowFood

IKF’s Prof Bob Doherty as has been announced as the Founding Editor Emeritus of the Social Enterprise Journal. Speaking about the journal, Bob says, “SEJ has made substantial progress, moving from a UK journal at its outset to be a leading international journal in its own right.” We thank him for his years of service […]

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IKnowFood Stakeholder Conference

17 September 2019 / Amnesty International UK

As part of our IKnowFood dissemination we are going to be holding a stakeholder …