Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Events

Past Events

Podcasts
Warwick Crop Centre seminar series

The Warwick Crop Centre (WCC), as part of the School of Life Sciences runs a seminar series on alternate Thursdays,12.45-1.45pm at the Wellesbourne campus. For each seminar there will be two internal or one guest speaker. Everyone is welcome. If you are not a member of the University and would like to come along then please email Claire Barratt at C.Barratt@warwick.ac.uk

Show all calendar items

'Families and Food in Hard Times' - FARM Network event

-

Dr Rebecca O'Connell from UCL, will be giving a talk at Warwick University, entitled 'Families and Food in Hard Times' on Thursday 5th December 13.30-14.30, Oculus Building OC1.09

Biography
Rebecca O’Connell is Reader in the Sociology of Food and Families, Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education. She is co-author, with Abigail Knight and Julia Brannen, of Living Hand to Mouth: Children and food in low income families (CPAG, 2019) and, with Julia Brannen, of Food, Families, and Work (Bloomsbury, 2016).
From 2014-2019 she was Principal Investigator of the European Research Council funded study, Families and Food in Hard Times.

Her talk describes the study’s methodology and discusses some of the main findings including the resources available to different types of families, the strategies they use to get by and parents’ and young people’s experiences of being ‘food poor’. It concludes with some recommendations from the UK research that were developed in collaboration with the Child Poverty Action Group.

To register and for more information
Tags: GRPEvents

Show all calendar items