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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Hey Melbourne! What do you think of farm animal welfare?

Rearchers from the Food Values Research Group are heading to Melbourne next week to conduct interviews and focus groups for the Australian Research Council Linkage Project “Getting to the Meat of the Matter: Social and Economic Issues in Animal Welfare in Australia’s Livestock Industry”. We are interested in what meat consumers think about the welfare […]

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Talking about public understanding of science with Victoria Country Hour

Today I spoke with Warwick Long from ABC Rural’s Victoria Country Hour about why people seem to pick and choose different aspects of science to accept or reject. For example, why do some people accept the idea of anthropogenic climate change but reject the idea that genetically-modified foods are safe, or vice versa. The discussion was […]

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New study: How happy are Aussies to eat insects?

Researchers from the Food Values Research Group are part of a research team led by Associate Professor Kerry Wilkinson, from the University’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine investigating consumer perceptions and attitudes to eating insects. This project will investigate consumers’ perceptions and attitudes towards a range of edible insects (for example crickets, mealworms, ants and […]

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