Past events

Thu 02 March, 2017

The BBC World Service has joined forces with Wellcome Collection to explore some of the biggest challenges facing our world today in a new programme of events and radio broadcasts.

This event, which will take place with a live audience at Wellcome Collection, will be recorded and broadcasted on the BBC World Service in March 2017.

Presenters Claudia Hammond and Tim Cockerill will join an archaeologist, an epidemiologist, a sociologist and an expert in livestock sustainability to ask: should we all be vegetarians?

Fri 02 December, 2016

The 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy will be celebrated in Melbourne, Australia, from Friday 2 to Tuesday 6 December 2016. With our guiding theme of ‘Utopian Appetites’, we are looking with hope towards bright food futures.

Wed 14 September, 2016

This conference directly follows the BSPP presidential conference which runs from the 12th - 13th September 2016. Click here to view more details.


Goal

Mon 12 September, 2016

The doubling of cereal and livestock production in the last half of the 20th century should have resulted in a global food supply being adequate for all but currently, nearly a billion people remain hungry every day.

Wed 06 July, 2016

The Speedwell and Wellbeing Trust Lecture Series

 

The Speewell and Wellbeing Trust is a small Oxford-based charity. Each month they hold a talk at Green Templeton College on issues of health and nutrition.

Fri 17 June, 2016

This term each lunch will have a ‘theme’ and two speakers from across the University’s academic community – staff and graduate students – will speak briefly on their work as it relates to a theme.

 

17th June, Food and Scale

Wed 15 June, 2016

The Speedwell and Wellbeing Trust Lecture Series

 

The Speewell and Wellbeing Trust is a small Oxford-based charity. Each month they hold a talk at Green Templeton College on issues of health and nutrition.

Wed 08 June, 2016

Sugar consumption has more than tripled worldwide in the past 50 years, contributing to an elevated burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and certain forms of cancer.

Fri 03 June, 2016

This term each lunch will have a ‘theme’ and two speakers from across the University’s academic community – staff and graduate students – will speak briefly on their work as it relates to a theme.

 

3rd June, Food, Labour and Natural Resources

Wed 01 June, 2016
As part of the Environmental Change Institute's Big Ideas Seminar Series Dr Prabhu Pingali, of Cornell University, will speak about economic growth, structural transformation and the evolving food security challenge. 
 

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