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Report of Speri-BSA event on ‘food, poverty and policy’ published today

Following the success of the event on ‘Food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps’, jointly hosted by Speri and the British Sociological Association’s Food Study Group, today SPERI publishes a report from the day.   The report outlines the key outcomes of the event which took place on 30th June. The event was held to showcase cutting-edge findings on … Continue reading

18 September 2015 by
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Food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps workshop

On the 30th June SPERI, in conjunction with the British Sociological Association’s Food Study Group, hosted a workshop on ‘food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps’. The day, which was fully booked, saw researchers from across the UK present cutting edge findings on a range of issues relating to food and poverty including emergency food provision, food insecurity … Continue reading

2 July 2015 by
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30th June: Food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps workshop

  Tuesday 30th June 2015, 09:00-17:00 Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield, S1 4DP Plenary session with: Geoff Tansey, Chair of the Fabian Commission on Food and Poverty; Niall Cooper, Director of Church Action on Poverty; and Elizabeth Dowler, Professor of Food and Social Policy, University of Warwick In the current era of austerity, with high costs of … Continue reading

9 June 2015 by
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