University of Aberdeen
I have experience on both quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as fieldwork experience in clinical nutrition, health promotion and nutrition interventions (especially with young people). My current position involves the to...
Oxfam GB and the End Hunger UK campaign
University of Warwick
Coherent inference over a network of probabilistic systems for decision support with applications to food security
University of Northampton
1. Qualitative ethnographic research exploring people's experiences of food poverty and foodbank use in Northamptonshire, East Midlands. 2. A small scale mid-methods evaluation of a local multi-disciplinary partnership project...
I have been researching the food systems of Wales for nearly ten years both within the school of Geography and the School of Social Science at Bangor University. This began with an exploration into the viability of a modern-day local food...
Together Lancashire supports development of Food Alliances in Blackburn with Darwen and across Lancashire in towns and localities. Currently also facilitating an Experts by Experience programme focussing on rural food poverty.
University of Central Lancashire
In 2017/18 I have been undertaking research into the work of food banks and community cooking projects, looking at the social impact of these initiatives in the Preston and East Lancashire region. In depth semi structured interviews were undertaken...
Northumbria University Newcastle
Current research project (Year 1) - The motivation of food bank volunteers. I am looking at the differences between 'frontline' and trustee volunteers, the influence of faith and beliefs and the politicisation of volunteers.
Northampton Hope Centre and Hope Enterprises; also trustee of IFAN
The Brightspace Foundation
Currently awaiting the outcome of funding bids to start our work with a local Food Poverty Alliance and will look to measure & monitor food insecurity in the county as described above.