Past events

Mon 08 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 Oxford University working on food and related issues.

Thu 28 January, 2016

The IFSTAL team kick of this term's lectures with Professor Tim Lang speaking on ‘Drivers and Influencers:What shapes the food system?’

Tue 26 January, 2016

All talks are held on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm at Green Templeton College


Entrance is £5 and everyone is welcome.


February 10th: Professor Bruce Griffin, Biomedical Scientist: "Saturated fat, sugar and cardiovascular disease: the truth behind the headlines."

March 16th: Geoff Bond, Nutritional Antghropoplogist. "How to grow old without feeling old; insights from our ancient origins."

Thu 21 January, 2016


ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Seminar Series on Food Options, Opinions and Decisions (FOOD):

Integrating perspectives on consumers’ perceptions of food safety, nutrition and waste.


Wed 20 January, 2016


University of Oxford, May 7, 2016

Call for Papers

Mon 07 December, 2015

7th – 8th December 2015, London, UK

Conference Website

A Sustainable Food Future: Production, Supply, and Consumption

Following the United Nations Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda in September 2015, the implications of the agreed goals on the global food system need to be addressed.  

Mon 07 December, 2015

7th – 9th December 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Conference Website

To Share Preventative and Management Strategies for Obesity

Fri 04 December, 2015

  Date: Friday 4th December 2015

   Time: 10:00 - 16:30

   Venue: Oxford Martin School,University of Oxford, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD

Thu 03 December, 2015

Speaker: Dr Rosemary Collier from Warwick University

Date: Thursday 3rd December 

Time: 17:15

Location: Gottmann Room, School of Geography and the Environment

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