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How is Warwick's Food GRP supporting Coventry 2021?

The University of Warwick and Coventry University together announce 13 brand new public engagement projects combining research staff from both Universities with cultural organisations in Coventry. These underpin Coventry City Council’s Cultural Strategy and lay groundwork for both REF 2021 and Coventry City of Culture 2021.

All the projects will disseminate academic research through active participation; the Summer term will see the two Universities host a combined showcase event on Friday 06 July 2018 at Fargo to celebrate some of the many outputs from the projects. With the projects using various methods to communicate their research ranging from cooking, dance, theatre, mosaics, photography, workshops, poetry, storytelling, writing, and even lego – the showcase is sure to be interesting!

Two of the projects are supported by the Food GRP:

Invisible Irish’ of Coventry: women diaspora, food and performance - A series of cook-along interviews exploring the experiences of food, identity and belonging among first generation Irish women living in Coventry.

'Can't we DO IT OURSELVES?' - Public engagement events exploring food, health, and citizenship delivered with Moat House Community Trust.

All the projects are listed here.

Fri 16 Feb 2018, 13:00 | Tags: GRPNews

Who's driving the tractor? Conversations with Women in UK Agriculture

An exploratory performance-conversation with women in UK agriculture:


23 March - Fordhall Farm, Shropshire (7.15 pm)

27 March - Millburn House, University of Warwick (2.15 pm) - part of the Food GRP Showcase Event

29 March - NFU, Stoneleigh Park (2 pm)

Further details

Tue 13 Feb 2018, 11:34 | Tags: GRPNews

New date for Food GRP Showcase Event - 27th March in MIllburn House

Warwick Food GRP Showcase Event, 27th March 2018, 9.45-15.30 h Studio G55, Milburn House

Join us to hear how Warwick is engaging with ‘food’ through research and teaching and to learn about ‘pump-priming’ funding and other opportunities to engage with the Food GRP.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Please register here. All welcome.

Sun 11 Feb 2018, 17:51 | Tags: GRPNews

Dr Martine Barons presenting at Household Food Security Research Forum, Monash University, 7th December

Dr Martine Barons - Director of the Applied Statistics & Risk Unit Department of Statistics, University of Warwick and Visiting Educator, Monash Warwick Alliance will be giving a presentation entitled “Using Bayesian Modelling to develop an evidence based Food Security Decision Support System for Victoria.” at a Household Food Security Research Forum on 7th December entitled “Raising the profile of food insecurity in Australia: Using evidence based decision support systems and the voices of food insecurity”

Fri 10 Nov 2017, 18:12 | Tags: GRPNews

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