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FOOD2030

17 October 2017 / IKnowFood

FOOD 2030: Research and Innovation for Tomorrow’s Nutrition and Food Systems Food2030 conference on World Food Day, 16 October 2017, was attended by Professor’s Bob Doherty and Tony Heron and called for an urgent need for more sustainable food system solutions. Despite all the recent focus on developing a more sustainable food sector, statistics highlight […]

WasteLess App Shortlisted for UXUK Award

13 October 2017 / IKnowFood

The User Experience UK Awards are a celebration of the innovative UX offerings that come out of organisations that take pride in the best online and joined-up experience. The IKnowFood WasteLess app has been shortlisted in the User Experience UK Awards Best Student Project category, which recognises excellence in a user-focused app, website or service created […]

Prof Bob Doherty talks about food waste on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today

26 September 2017 / IKnowFood

IKFs Bob Doherty was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today programme and explains the size and scale of the food waste problem, and what’s being done about it at a consumer and retailer level.

IKF’s Prof Bob Doherty nominated to the Fairtrade Foundation board

12 September 2017 / IKnowFood

IKF’s Professor Bob Doherty has been successful in becoming the Founder members Trustee nomination on the Fairtrade Foundation board. This is a huge honour for Professor Doherty who has been a practitioner, activist and researcher of Fair Trade for 20 years now and acts as the culmination of his time as a practitioner working for trail blazer Divine Chocolate over […]

Chartered Institute of Business Schools covers IKF as Interdisciplinary Research Exemplar

21 July 2017 / IKnowFood

The Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) has covered IKnowFood as an exemplar of an interdisciplinary research project on both their website and also as a main feature in their newsletter, click here to see the piece.

Prof Bob Doherty Keynote at Social Enterprise Workshop in Thailand

18 July 2017 / IKnowFood

IKnowFood’s Professor Bob Doherty is one of the keynote speakers at a workshop in Thailand this Thursday, 20 July. The workshop title is “Social Enterprise: Global Trends & Business Models” and is being organised by Thammasat Business School. The aim of the workshop is to identify both the type of social enterprise business models and […]

IKF is Currently Recruiting – Post Doctoral Research Fellow

26 June 2017 / IKnowFood

IKF are currently recruiting for a fixed term (3 years) Post Doctoral Research Fellow, focused in the area of influencing food choice for health and resilience at the individual and household level and the implications for the resilience of the UK food system. You will work under the supervision of Professor Kate, Pickett of the Department […]

IKF is Currently Recruiting – Research Data Assistant in Sustainable Consumption and Production

22 June 2017 / IKnowFood

The Stockholm Environment Institute and The York Management School are recruiting a Research Data Assistant to support interdisciplinary research on sustainable, resilient supply chains across a number of projects, including the cross-centre IKnowFood project. The role will be full-time (100%FTE) and is available from 21 August 2017, for further information click here. Apply by 10 July […]

World-renowned speakers at IKnowFood Launch lay out food resilience challenges, and potential solutions.

21 June 2017 / IKnowFood

On 8th June 2017, over a hundred people representing business, policy, academic and public interests gathered at the public launch of the Global Food Security-funded IKnowFood project. Guests were welcomed to the launch, which was hosted in the York Management School, by the PI of the project Professor Bob Doherty, who gave the audience an […]

Join a Farmer Group

5 May 2017 / IKnowFood

Do you want to help shape the future of agricultural technologies? Click here to find out more about joining a farmer group.