IFSTAL Digest 09/06/16

IFSTAL Digest 09/06/16

by Rebecca Wells -
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News from IFSTAL

IFSTAL Certificates

If you would like an IFSTAL Certificate of Participation then contact your local EC with 200 words about how you participated in IFSTAL and how you have benefited. These certificates can then be used for job applications, internships and placements to show your engagement in food systems learning.

Summer School FAQs

If you’re coming along to the IFSTAL Summer School 3-8 July in Reading, take a look at the updated FAQs:

I have been accepted what should I do now?

Preparing for the summer school

Whilst at the Summer School


Sainsbury’s Internships: extended deadline

Two of the Sainsbury internships have been reopened. So if you didn't apply last time here's your chance!

Sainsbury's Brand Technical Internship - Alternatives to salt in cured meat


Communicating health - Saussurian Semiotics


IFSTAL Workplace Liaison Officer

We 're very pleased to welcome Rosina Borrelli who has just been appointed as our new Workplace Liaison Officer. Some of you may have met Rosina at the IFSTAL Away Day in March. She will be working on further workplace engagement as well as internship and research placement opportunities. Further details from Rosina to come - watch this space!


[LCIRAH] Friday 10 June 11-1pm Introduction to Qualitative Research Have you ever wanted to learn more about qualitative research and understand its contribution to agri-health and wider food systems issues?  Join Lauren Blake for a 2 hour workshop in the Upper Meeting Room (UMR) of LIDC, 36 Gordon Square, from 11am to 1pm this Friday 10th June.For any enquiries and to register your attendance, please email ifstal-lcirah@rvc.ac.uk


[OXFORD] Friday 17 June Food Thinkers Lunch: Food Systems and Scale with Felipe Rao-Clavijo and Christopher Coghlan  http://www.futureoffood.ox.ac.uk/events/food-thinkers-lunch-club-food-systems-and-scale

[CITY] Monday 20 June - 4-6pm. Gender differentiated policies and right to nutritious food in times of climate change with Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. Click here for further details. Book a place Here

See here for other local events

Other opportunities :

Food Research Collaboration Paper: Does the CAP still fit?

This new paper by Alison Bailey, Tim Lang and Victoria Schoen argues for a Common Sustainable Food Policy. http://foodresearch.org.uk/does-the-cap-still-fit/


The 2016 edition of the Young Earth Solutions YES! Contest has just been launched.  The YES! Research Grant Competition is open to PhD and postdoctoral researchers under 35, from any country and background. The first prize is a 20 000 € research grant, for a one-year project to promote the environmental, economic and/or social sustainability of the agri-food system. Research proposals to be submitted by July 27th, 2016. www.bcfnyes.com

As always, do join our networks: the IFSTAL LinkedIn group, Twitter @IFSTAL, and Facebook  

Best wishes,

Rebecca and the IFSTAL Team