‘Mapping the way forward on food poverty’: FFHT contribution to Food Research Collaboration Workshop

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Laura Hamilton, Postgraduate Researcher on the Families and Food in Hard Times study, participated in a workshop on food poverty that was hosted by the Food Research Collaboration and jointly organised with Sustain, the Food Foundation, Oxfam, and the Sociology Department of Oxford University. On 18th January 2016 the gathering of campaigners and academics at City University, London, agreed on the need for a standard, quantitative measure of food insecurity in the UK. Further details of the event may be found here and the slides for Laura’s presentation, ‘Conceptualising food poverty in a mixed methods study of families and food in hard times’, may be downloaded here: O’Connell and Hamilton 2016 Food Poverty Monitoring Workshop City University 18th January.

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