This is the website for the Families and Food in Hard Times research project. The study looks into what young people and their families eat in Portugal, the UK and Norway, and how they manage in difficult economic times. About the study – Les om studien – o Projecto This book brings the latest research on food poverty together with the voices of children and young people experiencing food poverty first hand. Find out more Latest News ArticlesWhat food-insecure children want you to know about hunger17th Sep, 2020 by Rebecca O'ConnellFootballer and food poverty campaigner Marcus Rashford has rebuked Conservative MP Kevin Hollinrake on Twitter for suggesting that parents who need help to feed their children are failing in their responsibilities. Children growing up in poverty today recognise it is their parents’.. The Global Staffroom Podcast: Food and/as social reproduction29th May, 2020 by Rebecca O'ConnellPodcast: Monday 1 June, 12 noon BST With special guests: Angry Workers Collective, Rebecca O’Connell (Reader in the Sociology of Food and Families, UCL Institute of Education, Alex Colas (Professor of International Relations, Birkbeck) and Jason Edwards, Lecturer in Politics,.. Charles Dickens, seditionist for our times: online play featuring young people from our research19th May, 2020 by Rebecca O'ConnellThe experiences of some of the young people who are featured in our book Living Hand to Mouth: Children and food in low income families (Child Poverty Action Group, 2019) are included in a 50 minute one man show by..