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Food Advertising to Children, with A/Prof Dr Lisa Smithers

For the Food Values Research Group’s October seminar, we are pleased to welcome Dr Lisa Smithers. Food Advertising to Children Dr Lisa Smithers, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Adelaide For many years it has been thought that the advertising of food influences what children eat. In 2012, we systematically reviewed the literature to estimate […]

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Food Values Research Group at 4S 2018, Sydney

Over the last week, members of the Food Values Research Group (FVRG) have been presenting their research and participating in panel discussions at the 2018 4S Conference held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney. The theme for this year’s 4S (Society for the Social Studies of Science) conference was “TRANSnational Society and Technology Studies […]

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Sinead Golley

Food avoidance: why are so many of us going gluten free? Dr Sinead Golley

For the Food Values Research Group’s September seminar, we are pleased to welcome Dr Sinead Golley: Food avoidance: why are so many of us going gluten free? Dr Sinead Golley, CSIRO Health & Biosecurity Research conducted by the CSIRO has revealed a significant trend amongst Australian adults to engage in self-prescribed dietary modification through the avoidance of […]

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Professor Eva Kemps

Chocolate, chips, and pizza: It’s just so hard to say ‘no’ | Professor Eva Kemps

For the Food Values Research Group’s August seminar, we are pleased to welcome Professor Eva Kemps: Chocolate, chips, and pizza: It’s just so hard to say ‘no’ Dr Eva Kemps, Professor of Psychology, Flinders University Most people know the importance of eating a healthy balanced diet, yet many find it difficult to do so. One major contributing […]

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Positive Communication in Animal Agriculture – Emily Buddle

A few weeks ago, Emily Buddle, a PhD candidate here at University of Adelaide with the Food Values Research Group, met with a group of dairy farmers and managers from Western Victoria across to the Fleurieu Peninsula who are part of “TRACtion”. These farmers are a group who are passionate and work hard towards continuous improvement […]

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FVRG recent events and updates

The Food Values Research Group has been fortunate this year to have been joined by some excellent speakers on a range of interesting and varied topics. A few weeks ago, Anthropologist Dr Georgina Drew came to explain and discuss the ways that villagers in India used Gandhian-inspired repertoires of resistance to frame water rights within […]

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In the Land of Milk and Yogurt, We Don’t Want Coca-Cola”: Gandhi-Inspired Moral Ecologies of Rural Development in India, with Dr Georgina Drew

For the Food Values Research Group’s June seminar, we are pleased to welcome Dr Georgina Drew. “In the Land of Milk and Yogurt, We Don’t Want Coca-Cola”: Gandhi-Inspired Moral Ecologies of Rural Development in India Dr Georgina Drew, Anthropology and Development Studies, School of Social Sciences, University of Adelaide The Coca-Cola insignia is omnipresent in contemporary India but […]

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Throw another cricket on the barbie? Australian consumers’ awareness and acceptance of insects as food, with Associate Professor Kerry Wilkinson

For the Food Values Research Group’s May seminar, we are pleased to welcome Associate Professor Kerry Wilkinson. Throw another cricket on the barbie? Australian consumers’ awareness and acceptance of insects as food Associate Professor Kerry Wilkinson, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, Faculty of Sciences, University of Adelaide Insects have long been consumed as part of the […]

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A ‘Labour of Love’: The politics and pleasures of niche food production, A seminar with Dr Michelle Phillipov

For the Food Values Research Group’s April seminar, we are pleased to welcome Dr Michelle Phillipov. A ‘Labour of Love’: The politics and pleasures of niche food production Dr Michelle Phillipov, School of Humanities, University of Adelaide Popular food media encourages us to “connect” with the sources—and producers—of our food in order to resist the alienation and […]

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Australian Meat Consumers’ Understandings of Farm Animal Welfare: A Seminar with Emily Buddle

For the Food Values Research Group’s second seminar of 2018, we are pleased to welcome our own Emily Buddle! Australian Meat Consumers’ Understandings of Farm Animal Welfare Ms Emily Buddle, PhD Candidate, Food Values Research Group, School of Humanities, University of Adelaide In developed Western societies, raising animals for meat has come under significant public scrutiny in […]

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