by in News, Research Papers, Study UpdatesComments Off on Published today: Special Issue of Children & Society ‘Children’s and Young People’s Food Practices in Contexts of Poverty and Inequality’

Published today: Special Issue of Children & Society ‘Children’s and Young People’s Food Practices in Contexts of Poverty and Inequality’

Coedited by Wendy Wills and Rebecca O’Connell, this Special Issue of the journal Children & Society addresses the social and economic determinants shaping what children and young people eat and the.. Read More

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What is the relationship between family affluence and young people’s food behaviours? New paper in Journal of Youth Studies

A new paper examining young people’s food consumption in relation to family affluence (FAS) over time in England has been published in the Journal of Youth Studies. The Health Behaviour.. Read More

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Families and Food Poverty in Austerity Europe: keynote at University of Copenhagen LOM conference

On Wednesday 21st June 2017 Dr Rebecca O’Connell will give a keynote lecture at the Trends in Excellent and Interdisciplinary Lifestyle, Obesity and Metabolic Research Conference, University of Copenhagen.  Food poverty.. Read More

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Special issue of Children & Society, 2018. Call for papers: Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts of poverty and inequality

Guest Editors: Wendy Wills (University of Hertfordshire) and Rebecca O’Connell (Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL) Deadline for abstracts: 30th September 2016 Contemporary concern with food security and nutritional diets indicates.. Read More

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Special Session at CTC2016: Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts of poverty and inequality

At the 7th Child and teen consumption conference this week in Aalborg, Denmark, Dr Rebecca O’Connell and Professor Wendy Wills are convening a special session on children’s and teenagers’ food.. Read More

by in News, Related StudiesComments Off on TCRU Lunchtime Seminar, 16th June 2015: “I cannot attend class properly if I am hungry, so it affects my schooling”: Food and hunger in children’s everyday lives in Ethiopia: evidence from Young Lives

TCRU Lunchtime Seminar, 16th June 2015: “I cannot attend class properly if I am hungry, so it affects my schooling”: Food and hunger in children’s everyday lives in Ethiopia: evidence from Young Lives

Virginia Morrow, Young Lives, University of Oxford, 16th June 2015, 1-2pm, TCRU Library, 27-28 Woburn Square WC1H 0AA This paper explores how food insecurity affects children’s daily lives in Ethiopia,.. Read More

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Final Programme: Food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps, 30th June, University of Sheffield

Food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps. BSA  Food Study Group – SPERI event. Tuesday 30th June 2015, 09:00-17:00 Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield, S1.. Read More

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Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts of poverty and inequality: call for papers

Call for Papers: 7th Child and teen consumption 2016: Cultural contexts, relations and practices Aalborg University, Denmark, 27-29th of April 2016 Special Session: Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts.. Read More

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