Join us for an exciting series of seminars looking at how consumers shape and are influenced by the food system.

Tuesday 19 April 2016: The modern hunter-gatherer: access to food in urban environments

Tuesday 3 May 2016: You are what you eat: nutrition and health policy

Tuesday 17 May 2016: Waste not: overcoming the food waste problem

Tuesday 31 May 2016: Ethical consumerism: good for the food system?

All seminars will be held from 1700 to 1900 in SG2 Alison Richard Building, West Road, Cambridge.

Further details to follow!

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PhD student in the RNA Silencing and Disease Resistance group, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge Claire's current research is on the mechanisms of RNA silencing in a green alga, a simple plant species. RNA silencing is a term that describes a number of critical regulatory pathways that are found in plants and animals and further understanding of these pathways could see the development of biotechnological solutions to issues of crop yield and plant disease.

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