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School of Social and Political Science: Research


2015 / 2016

Date / Time Details Where
2 Jun 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Everyday eating in four Nordic countries 1997 and 2012, and Food in Turbulent Times: food budget restraint in a Scandinavian Welfare Society
Speaker: Professor Lotte Holm # University of Copenhagen
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square
28 Apr 2016 3:00pm - 28 May 2016 4:30pm Seminar: When and why social influence shapes eating behaviour
Speaker: Dr Tegan Cruwys # University of Queensland; Hosted by: Dr Kasia Banas # University of Edinburgh
S1, Psychology Building, 7 George Square, University of Edinburgh
14 Apr 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Cooking on television in Socialist Slovenia: How different was it compared to the West?
Speaker: Dr Ana Tominc # Queen Margaret University
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building
21 Mar 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Negative stereotypes of the Scottish diet: A qualitative analysis of deep-fried Mars bar references in the Scottish press
Speaker: Dr Christine Knight # University of Edinburgh
6th Floor Common Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
9 Mar 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm Lecture: Force Fed: Public meeting with Anna Taylor of the Food Foundation
Speaker: Anna Taylor # Food Foundation; Hosted by: Dr Isabel Fletcher # University of Edinburgh
Lecture Theatre 2, Appleton Tower
8 Feb 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm Seminar: From Barley to Bar: how HEINEKEN support agricultural development in Africa
Speaker: Paul Stanger # Local Sourcing Director for Africa at HEINEKEN
Seminar room 2 Chrystal Macmillan Building
3 Dec 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Under the surface: The unconscious brain systems controlling food choice
Speaker: Dr John Menzies # Centre for Integrative Physiology, University of Edinburgh
1st floor practice suite, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
23 Nov 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Identifying barriers for the development of the dairy supply chain in Malawi
Speaker: Dr Cesar Revoredo # Scotland's Rural College; Introduced by: Dr Isabel Fletcher # University of Edinburgh
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
29 Oct 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Rice as self: solidarity through food in Japan and Malaysia
Speaker: Professor Francesca Bray # Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Dr Marisa Wilson # Human Geography, University of Edinburgh
The Old Library, Old Infirmary, Drummond Street
1 Oct 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Policies and actions to shift eating patterns: What works?
Speaker: Dr Fiona Borthwick # Scotland's Rural College
1st floor practice suite, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square
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