Programme unveiled for N8 AgriFood 2019 Conference

Programme unveiled for N8 AgriFood 2019 Conference

The team at N8 AgriFood is delighted to share with the completed Programme for our 4th annual conference;

‘Celebrating N8 AgriFood: Creating solutions for a sustainable food system’

The two day agenda has been designed to share what we have been doing to solve the challenges facing the food system and provide a platform for further debate about the solutions we can all contribute to.

We have an excellent line up of Keynote speakers heading to York for the event,


N8 AgriFood is on show at this week’s Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

N8 AgriFood is on show at this week's Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

N8 AgriFood, in partnership with the STFC Food Network+, and the University of Manchester is hosting our exhibit “Take a bite out of climate change” at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, which started today and runs until Sunday 7th July.

The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition is the UK’s annual display of its most cutting edge science and technology, with the week-long event featuring 22 exhibits of hands on demonstrations,


How much is your summer BBQ damaging the environment?

How much is your summer BBQ damaging the environment?

A typical summer barbecue* for four people releases more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than an 80 mile car journey, according to a group of scientists studying the impact of food choices on the environment.

The scientists, from across the UK, have come together to shine a spotlight on how consumer decisions on diet, as well as new technologies, could help reduce global warming.

Their work is being showcased this week at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition (1-7 July 2019) in London.