Past events

Fri 06 May, 2016

This term each lunch will have a ‘theme’ and two speakers from across the University’s academic community – staff and graduate students – will speak briefly on their work as it relates to a theme.


6th May, Food and Humanitarian Relief


Dr Tom Scott-Smith: Associate Professor of Refugee Studies and Forced Migration, specialises in the ethnographic and historical study of humanitarian relief, and nutrition as part of that.

Fri 29 April, 2016

Lead author, Dr Jeremy Wakeford, presents the Sustainability Institute’s new DfID-commissioned report exploring the energy-food-water nexus.

Tue 26 April, 2016

Neil Stephens, Clemens Driessen and Alexandra Sexton

Tuesday 26th April 2016 - 4:00pm
Committee Rooms, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University


Thu 21 April, 2016

Time and location:

Thursday 21st April 2016, 3:00pm, Oxford Martin School Seminar Room 1,


Craig Bakker, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, John Hopkins University

Thu 14 April, 2016

The fifth meeting in the above seminar series: Communicating better about food.


Thursday 14 April 2016, 12.45 – 5pm at Leeds University Business School, Leeds, LS2 9JT.


·         Professor Baruch Fischhoff (Carnegie Mellon University, US)

Baruch’s research interests include risk communication, analysis and management, adolescent decision making, medical informed consent, security, health, and environmental protection.

Wed 06 April, 2016

The Speedwell and Wellbeing Trust Lecture Series


The Speewell and Wellbeing Trust is a small Oxford-based charity. Each month they hold a talk at Green Templeton College on issues of health and nutrition.

Wed 09 March, 2016

The Oxford Martin School Future of Food programme and the Oxford Student Food Forum present:

Hilary Term 2016 Lunchtime Talks: 1-2pm on Tuesdays

Talks will be hosted in the Oxford Martin School (Old Indian Institute) seminar room 2, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD.

Everyone is welcome.


Mon 07 March, 2016

Monday the 7th of March will be the last Food Thinkers Lunch Club of the term.

Professor Doug Gollin and DPhil Candidate Saher Hasnain will be speaking on the theme of Food and Uncertainty.

Mon 22 February, 2016

The IFSTAL programme, the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food, the ECI Food Group and Linacre College are pleased to announce the launch of a fortnightly term-time lunch for staff and graduate students across O

Wed 10 February, 2016

This week’s IFSTAL Lecture

Date: Thursday 11th of February

Time: 5:00pm for a prompt 5:15pm start

Location: Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, Southparks Road


‘Strategies for change in the food system: News from the front line’ will see a varied panel of speakers reflect on strategies for change in the food system that they have tried to implement.


On the panel we have: