The Food Standards Agency today announced the appointment of Hannah Lambie-Mumford as an expert member on the Food Standards Agency’s Social Science Research Committee. Members of SSRC are appointed by open competition.
Hannah Lambie-Mumford is a Faculty Research Fellow, based at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI). Her research focuses on food poverty, the rise of emergency food provision and the right to food. Hannah has undertaken a range of research projects on issues of hunger and food aid supported by funders including the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). In 2013-2014 she was involved in the review of food aid which was commissioned by Defra. Hannah’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded doctoral research was undertaken at the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield and in June 2014 she was awarded first prize for Outstanding Early Career Impact at the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Celebrating Impact event. Hannah has been appointed for an initial three year term, which will run to March 2018.