Working with academics to tackle food poverty - Food Power Webinar

23 April 2019 14:30 - 23 April 2019 15:30

  • How can food partnerships work with academics to help tackle food poverty?
  • What makes a project or research mutually beneficial and have impact?
  • How can working together help secure resources and funding?

Whether collaborating on needs assessments, qualitative or quantitative research, programme evaluation or student placements, there are a many ways to food partnerships and academics can work together. In some areas, researchers are key members of the alliance, while elsewhere collaboration may be a one-off project with a single researcher.

Maddy from York Food Poverty Alliance will talk about the pros and cons of academics leading food poverty alliances, accessing university funding, and the importance of research vs. practice in alliance development. Joe and Val from Middlesbrough Food Partnership will look at about the opportunities and mutual benefits to researchers, students and food partnerships that have arisen as a result of collaborative working. And Rebecca from Food Exeter will highlight how co-producing knowledge can strengthen the status and reach of findings.

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Leon Ballin
Sustainable Food Cities

Sustainable Food Cities is a partnership programme run by

Soil Association

Food Matters

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sustainable Food Cities is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation 

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