We have recently joined a number of social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. One of our goals is to encourage discussion on topics related to food security – we believe that social media can provide a place for an effective dialogue. The interactive and multidisciplinary nature of N8 AgriFood means that people interested in our research come from all backgrounds and walks of life. Whether you are a farmer, a businessman, an academic, a student or simmply someone interested in agriculture,
Yearly Archives: 2015
N8 AgriFood attended ‘Food Matters Live’ at Excel in London on the 17th, 18th and 19th of November 2015. The stand generated a lot of interest and the potential for some exciting new collaborations.
Satiety and weight management were discussed as part of the innovation in nutrition for health and wellbeing seminars, and it was great to see N8 AgriFood Theme Leader Professor Jason Halford discussing one of N8 AgriFood’s key projects SATiety INnovation.
Seminar Series on Food Options, Opinions and Decisions – University of Leeds
This seminar series organised by Centre for Decision Research at Leeds and funded by the ESRC aims to understand and improve UK consumers’ decisions about nutrition, food safety, and domestic food waste. The goals align with DEFRA, the Food and Agricultural Organisation and others who use the modern view of ‘food security’ for developed countries, by defining it as access to food that is nutritious,
The N8 AgriFood programme has been officially launched with a host of high level academic and business speakers.
The launch event, held at The Core, Science Central in Newcastle, was attended by more than 140 academics and stakeholders who exchanged ideas on how the UK’s businesses and universities can work together to answer some of the world’s most pressing food and agriculture related issues.
Topics spanned the full “field to fork” spectrum,