The Food Policy Research Group carries out social science research on a range of issues related to food production, processing, distribution and consumption in local and global food systems. 

Our research addresses policy issues, power relations and the governance of food systems. Themes include food security; nutrition and health; environmental sustainability; food production and processing technologies; animal welfare; food labelling and marketing; and local and regional food systems.

RESEARCH GROUP CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: Dr Gyorgy Scrinis
Title:  Senior lecturer in Food Politics and Policy
Email: gyorgys@unimelb.edu.au
Phone: +03 9035 6698
Campus: Parkville
Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne

Researchers

Research Students

Sophie Lamond, PhD Student
Commenced 2017.

Jennifer Lacy-Nicholls, PhD student.
Topic: ‘Beverage corporations’ responses to health concerns about sugar-sweetened beverages in Australia’.

Lilly Cleary, PhD – Completed 2016
Topic: ‘Desperately seeking certainty: The problem (and solution) of trust in alternative systems of food provisioning

Teaching

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