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Enabling NGO - academic knowledge exchange on food research and policy

A joint workshop organised by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Green Alliance
When Mar 20, 2015
from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Central London
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The workshop aims are to identify:

  • The overlap between issues that NGOs are focused on, which need a stronger evidence base, and the issues that academics are working on
  • How these efforts could be better integrated in order to enable greater impact
  • Whether NGO input into research and funding priorities would align research needs and potential impact more closely
  • How the opportunities that attendees identify for more effective NGO-academic interaction can be realised
  • The role that NERC can play

If you are an academic interested in better engagement with the NGO community on food research and policy, then please send an Expression of Interest to Faye Scott ( with the following details:

-          Name

-          Organisation

-          Position

-          Area of expertise

-          State your reasons for wanting to attend this workshop

Please note that spaces are limited and formal invitations will be made based on the information provided in your Expression of Interest.


Jodie Clarke

Knowledge and Innovation Manager

Natural Environment Research Council

01793 418004 |