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Brighton and Sussex Universities Food Network (BSUFN)

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 from 09:30 to 17:00 (GMT)

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Symposium 2015: The Diversity of Food Research

Wednesday the 4th of February 2015

9:30 – 17:00

University of Brighton, Falmer campus, Checkland Building room D222

Lunch will be provided, including vegetarian and vegan options. Any registrations made after 17:00 on Wednesday the 28th of January are not able to submit dietary requirements. If you register after this time and have a specific dietary requirement we cannot guarantee to be able to cater for your needs. If you have any concerns regarding catering, please contact the symposium organisers by e-mail at:

Following the success of the Food and the Public Good Symposium in November 2012, the Brighton and Sussex Universities Food Network (BSUFN) will be hosting a second symposium on the 4th of February 2015. This symposium is intended to display the diversity of food-related research being undertaken at the two universities and to present opportunities for inter-disciplinary collaboration.

Keynote speech given by Professor Erik Millstone, University of Sussex, titled: The Evolution of Food Research and Policy Agendas

The symposium will include a live international conversation on the Global Food Nexus and Local Realities with farmers in Ghana. 

Topics which will be addressed during the symposium include:

  • Global food security
  • Urban agriculture
  • Food markets
  • Politics of food and the media
  • Food and public health
  • Agricultural Research for Development
  • Food science

Details for the symposium will be made available online as they are updated. Please check our website for updates.

The BSUFN Symposium 2015 is kindly supported by the University of Sussex Doctoral School’s Researcher-Led Initiative (RLI) Fund

If you would like to become a member of the Brighton and Sussex Universities Food Network, you can register your interest using the online form or by expressing your interest via e-mail

Do you have questions about BSUFN Symposium? Contact Brighton and Sussex Universities Food Network (BSUFN)

When & Where

University of Brighton
The Checkland Building D222
BN1 9PH Brighton
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 from 09:30 to 17:00 (GMT)

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