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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.

IKFs Professor Jason Halford Chairing Two Sessions at European Congress on Obesity

4 May 2017 / IKnowFood

IKFs Professor Jason Halford is chairing two sessions at the European Congress on Obsesity 2017, in Porto, Portugal. He will be chairing sessions on “obesity and the Food Industry – collaboration or conflict” and “Household Food Insecurity: Where are we now – lessons learnt?”. Experts from around the world will present abstracts and deliver symposia […]

Prof Bob Doherty Gives 2017 Fair Trade Nation Lecture

4 May 2017 / IKnowFood

In May IKF’s Professor Bob Doherty was invited by the Scottish Fair Trade Forum to give this years Fair Trade Nation Lecture at City of Glasgow College. His lecture was titled “How Fair Trade can enhance Food Resilience” and was well attended by Fair Trade Campaigners. The Global Food System is under severe pressure from […]

IKF’s Professors Bob Doherty & Kate Pickett among co-authors on paper looking at food insecurity among women in Bradford

10 April 2017 / IKnowFood

IKF’s Professors Bob Doherty and Kate Pickett are among the co-authors of a paper, with Madeleine Power published in the Journal of Public Health “Food insecurity and socio-demographic characteristics among two UK ethnic groups: an analysis of women in the Born in Bradford cohort”. The paper further highlights the increasing problem of food poverty within […]

IKF’s Dr Chris West & Dr Simon Croft Key Contributing Authors to WWF Living Planet Report 2016

5 April 2017 / IKnowFood

IKnowFood’s Dr Chris West and Dr Simon Croft are key contributing authors to the WWF Living Planet Report 2016 (published 27 Oct 2016). World biodiversity is declining at an alarming rate, putting the survival of other species and our own future at risk. The latest addition of WWF’s Living Planet Report brings home the enormity […]