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People » Virginia Morrow

Senior Research Officer / Associate Professor, Young Lives

Ginny Morrow's research focuses on children’s work, sociological approaches to the study of childhood and children’s rights, the ethics of social research with children, children’s understandings of family, and children and ‘social capital’.

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A study co-authored by Oxford researchers says spikes in food prices during the last global recession can be linked with the increase in malnutrition among children in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh in 2009.

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Date: Tuesday 25 November

Time: 7pm

Location: Mawby Room, Kellogg College

Kellogg Sustainability Group is hosting a talk by the Director of The Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, Dr Alfred Gathorne-Hardy.

Refreshments will be served at 19.00. All College members and guests are welcome to attend, no booking required.

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Date: 20 October 2014

Time: 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m

Venue: Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College

As part of the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development Seminar Series, Professor Madhura Swaminathan, Economic Analysis Unit, Indian Statistical Institute will deliver a talk entitled "Food Security Issues in Contemporary India" on Monday, 20 October from 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.

All are welcome. Refreshements will be provided.

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A new book on organic farming in India is coming out in October, written by Oxford Univeristy alum, Sapna Thottathil.

Should you buy organic food? Is it just a status symbol, or is it really better for us? Is it really better for the environment? What about organic produce grown thousands of miles from our kitchens, or on massive corporately owned farms? Is “local” or “small-scale” better, even if it’s not organic? A lot of consumers who would like to do the right thing for their health and the environment are asking such questions.

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Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development Seminar

Date: Wednesday 14th May

Time: 12:45 – 14:00

Venue: Margaret Thatcher Centre, Somerville College

Presenters:

Dr John Ingram, Oxford, Food Systems Programme Leader at the ECI

Dr Ruth Kattumuri, LSE, Co-Director, Asia Research Centre and India Observatory; Associate, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

The discussion will begin at 13:00, with a light lunch from 12:45.

All welcome. Please RSVP to salome.hughes@some.ox.ac.uk if you would like to attend.

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People » Mihika Chatterjee

Researcher

Mihika Chatterjee is a Researcher at the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI).

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A number of journal articles have recently been published by members of our Food Research Network on the topic of nutrition and obesity.

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People » Manisha Nair

Lead Epidemiologist/ Health Services Researcher for UKNeS

Manisha Nair is an epidemiologist/ health services researcher for the UKNeS. She is also a co-investigator for two studies - IndOSS-Assam feasibility study and 'Effect of anaemia on pregnancy outcomes of women in Assam'.

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People » Stefan Dercon

Professor of Development Economics

Stefan Dercon is a development economist applying microeconomics and statistics to problems of development.

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