Governance

Food security in a globally-connected world will require better governance at all levels – local, national and international.

Health Economics And Policy Seminar Series

Date: Thursday 12 March

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Board Room

Speaker: Osea Giuntella, University of Oxford

Title: Are Taquerias Healthier than Fast-Food Restaurants? Migration, Food Diversity, and Health Gains from Variety

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Health Economics and Policy Seminar Series

Date: Thursday 7 May

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Green Templeton College, Barclay Room

Title: Gluttony and sloth in the UK: patterns of food consumption and energy expenditure over the past three decades

Speaker: Rachel Griffith, University of Manchester

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Health Economics and Policy Seminar Series

Date: Thursday 26 February

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Board Room

Speaker: John Cawley, Cornell University

Title: Incentivizing Nutritious Diets: A Field Experiment of Relative Price Changes and How They are Framed

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Health, Environment & Development (HED) Interdivisional Research Seminars

Michaelmas Term 2013

Time & Date: Tuesday 15th October, 5-6:30pm

Venue: Department of International Development (QEH), Seminar Room 2

Convenor: Dr Peter Wynn Kirby

Speaker: Professor Charles Godfray

'The challenge of feeding ~10 billion people sustainably and equitably'

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Speaker: Dr Rosemary Collier from Warwick University

Date: Thursday 3rd December 

Time: 17:15

Location: Gottmann Room, School of Geography and the Environment

To register contact: roger.sykes@eci.ox.ac.uk

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Speaker: Dr Barbara Haesler from the Royal Veterinary College and LCIRAH

Date: Thursday 19th November, 2015

Time: 17:15

Location: Gottmann Room, School of Geography and the Environment

To register contact: roger.sykes@eci.ox.ac.uk

For more information see website

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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:

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

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Full Planet, Empty Plates: the new geopolitics of food scarcity

Lester R. Brown

Date: Tuesday 25 June

Time: 4.30 - 5.30pm

Venue: Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road

Please email comms@ouce.ox.ac.uk to book your place

Could food be the weak link in our early twenty-first civilization, much as it was in so many of the earlier civilizations whose archaeological sites we now study?

The world is in transition from an era of food abundance to one of scarcity. On the demand side of the food equation, there will be 219,000 people at the dinner table tonight who were not there last night. And some 3 billion increasingly affluent people are moving up the food chain, consuming more grain-intensive livestock and poultry products. The bottom line is that we are entering an era of intensifying food scarcity, one that is leading to intense competition for control of land and water resources - in short, a new geopolitics of food.

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Linacre Lectures 2013

Speaker: David Heath CBE MP, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food

Title: The Future for Agriculture and Food

Venue: Department of Plant Sciences

Date: Thursday 7th February 2013

Time: 17.30

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