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My food – My decision: a Conference

Date - Friday, 9th June 2017 (9:30 am - 4:00 pm)


The team would like to invite you all to our conference ‘My food – my decision’. The theme is about empowering people with nutrition knowledge to support their food-related choices. This includes, but is not restricted to:

  • Existing knowledge informing food choices
  • Methods of acquiring new nutrition knowledge
  • The key factors driving change around food choices
  • Nutrition education empowering children to make food choices.

Venue: Research Centre for the Social Sciences (ReCSS), University of York (6 Innovation Close, Heslington, York, YO10 5ZF)

Date and time: 9th June 2017, 9:30 to 16:00.

Funded through the ReCSS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Award Scheme 2017

A conference by students for students, the aim is to provide a platform for bringing together the community of postgraduate research students and early career researchers from various disciplines who are working on related topics. There are many benefits of attending and presenting at this one-day conference, including a friendly atmosphere for presentation, expanding your academic network, sharing ideas for research and collaboration, and a great friendly lunch!

Our two keynote speakers cover research and practice perspectives:

  • Get to hear from our very knowledgeable and renowned scholar and academic keynote speaker Dr. Prof. Bob Doherty, Principal Investigator on the IKnowFood Project at the University of York.

Participant presentations and poster presentations are invited. If you wish to present please submit a title and abstract (250 words maximum) by clicking conference presentation. The deadline for submitting abstracts is extended to 18th May 2017 and those accepted will be confirmed by 19th May. Presentations can last from 5 to 10 minutes.

All are welcome to attend this totally free-of-charge event. To secure your place, please register here. We hope you can come and we look forward to seeing you on the day.

Best regards,

Conference Team

Aparna Gummadi (ag1263@york.ac.uk) & Susan Moore(srm543@york.ac.uk)