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Sociology: Research


2016 / 2017

Date / Time Details Where
1 Jun 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Fake meat and its Relations
Speaker: Dr Catelijne Coopmans # National University Singapore
Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square, EH8 9LD
30 May 2017 12:30pm - 2:30pm Seminar: Food and the Environment: How what we eat impacts the planet?
Speaker: Professor Tim Benton # University of Leeds
room F21, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ
3 May 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm Seminar: What is a healthy and sustainable diet?
Speaker: Neil Chalmers # University of Aberdeen; Speaker: Leone Craig # University of Aberdeen
Seminar Room 6, Chrystal Macmillan Building George Square, EH8 9LD
3 May 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm Seminar: Food and Worker Rights - CANCELLED
Speaker: Sue Longley # International Union of Food Workers
LT1B, University of Edinburgh Business School, Buccleuch Place, EH8 9JS
26 Apr 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: What will Brexit mean for UK food safety policy?
Speaker: Professor Erik Millstone # University of Sussex
Conference Room, ECCI, High School Yards, Infirmary Street, EH1 1LZ
15 Mar 2017 12:00pm - 2:00pm Seminar: A Rights-based Good Food Nation
Speaker: Ms Hilal Elver # UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food; Introduced by: Professor Charlie Jeffrey # University of Edinburgh; Hosted by: Dr Mary Brennan # University of Edinburgh
G.03, 50 George Square, Edinburgh
9 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Inequality, insecurity and obesity
Speaker: Prof Stanley Ulijaszek # Institute of Social and Cultural Geography University of Oxford; Introduced by: Dr Marisa Wilson # School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh
1 George Sq (G.8 Gaddum LT)
28 Feb 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm Seminar: Why food ethics matters
Speaker: Dan Crossley # Food Ethics Council; Introduced by: Dr Isabel Fletcher # University of Edinburgh
Room 2.04 Appleton Tower, Crichton Street
25 Jan 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Where is the terroir of synthetic yeast? Engineering life, human-yeast collaboration, and good wine for (future) living
Speaker: Dr Erika Szymanski # STIS, University of Edinburgh
Seminar Room 6, Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square.
12 Jan 2017 10:00am - 11:30am Seminar: Scotland's Good Food Nation Bill in a global context
Speaker: Prof Corinna Hawkes # Director of the Centre for Food Policy at City University; Hosted by: Dr Mary Brennan # The University of Edinburgh Business School
LT1B, The University of Edinburgh Business School 29 Buccleuch Place Edinburgh EH8 9JS
23 Nov 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm Seminar: Evaluating the Implementation of Universal Free School Meals for P1-3
Speaker: Dr Stephanie Chambers # MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow; Introduced by: Dr Valeria Skafida # Social Policy, University of Edinburgh
6th floor common room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
21 Oct 2016 2:30pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Public meals: Making a step change
Speaker: Anya Hultberg # The Copenhagen House of Food; Hosted by: Dr Mary Brennan # University of Edinburgh Business School
LT1A, University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place
5 Oct 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm Seminar: Justice for the salmon? Contention over global salmon farming in Scotland and the Canadian Pacific northwest
Speaker: Dr Sophia Woodman # University of Edinburgh; Introduced by: Dr Isabel Fletcher # University of Edinburgh
Seminar room 5, Chrystal Macmillan Building
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