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Rebecca Wells,

  • City

Centre for Food Policy

Rebecca is a Teaching Fellow on the IFSTAL (Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning) project at City, University of London.

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She shares this post with Dr Annabel de Frece and both are based at City’s Centre for Food Policy.

IFSTAL is a postgraduate, multi-disciplinary, inter-university project which aims to promote food systems thinking to address the global food crisis.

IFSTAL is led by Oxford University, other partners are LCIRAH, Reading University and Warwick University.

A former BBC radio producer and a food journalist for 10+ years, Rebecca’s PhD looked at the interaction between food policy and the UK media. Her thesis took as a case study UK Department of Health recommendations on red and processed meat consumption and cancer. Other research interests include food policy, food in the media, food policy and social media, food systems, food pedagogy, food poverty, food banks and food security.

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