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 A new book exploring how families negotiate everyday food practices in the context of paid employment. Find out moreLatest News ArticlesA proper meal? New blog post comparing free school meals in Portugal and the UK14th Mar, 2019 by Cecile BremontIf we had not included Portuguese young people in our cross national study, the inadequacies in the free school meal system in England might not have been quite so obvious. Read our new blog post for International School Meals Day.. Food and hard times in three European countries11th Mar, 2019 by Cecile BremontNew findings and panel discussion with Danny Dorling, Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Liz Dowler. Tuesday 30th April 2019, 5.15-8pm, University College London. Further details Having enough to eat of a decent quality and quantity has long been a central expectation of.. When children cannot invite friends to have a snack’: article in Público newspaper, Portugal18th Oct, 2018 by Cecile BremontPúblico, one of the leading Portuguese newspapers, published an article on the Families and Food in Hard Times research project last Tuesday, as part of a series on the occasion of World Food Day (October 16th). The piece is entitled..