Food

19 Mar 2017
Can archaeological sites tell us about what people ate in the Bronze Age?
16 Mar 2017
Many of the pioneering inventions of the Roman Empire still influence our lives today. But what about global food trade?
14 Mar 2017
Since 1900 life expectancy has more than doubled, but humans are still looking for the Fountain of Youth
7 Mar 2017
While fear and aggression tend to curb our appetite, sadness and frustration seem to stimulate it. A project funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) looks into the connections between mood and overeating in healthy and bulimic individuals.
16 Feb 2017
Does this sound like you? When you do your shopping, you buy too much fruit and veg during the week. So you use what you can, toss the rest, and start all over again the next week.
Pavilion of Knowledge, Portugal
16 Mar 19 Mar 2017
Pavilion of Knowledge (Lisbon, Portugal) is hosting ERC = Science 2 in a 4-day event (16-19 March 2017) under the theme of Food. Sustainable processes of agricultural production, healthy eating habits, Mediterranean diet and the prevention of cardiovascular diseases are some of the themes to be approached during the event. The program will include ...
21 Nov 2016
How consumer habits affect our food choices? RNDr. Filip Matejka, Ph.D., a principal investigator of a project “Inattention” for which he recently received a Starting grant from the ERC, will try to answer this question on November 21st in Pilsen, the Czech Republic. Dr. Matejka’s project investigates the field of rational inattention theory and ...
4 Nov 2016
During three intense ERC= SCIENCE² project days in Gdynia (October 14th – 16th), more than 1500 members of society were attracted by the food research funded by European Research Council (ERC).
ERC grantees Anna Davies, Riekelt Houtkooper, and Miguel Martinez-Gonzalez speaking at the Science|Business event
13 Oct 2016
Applications of basic research may not be immediately obvious but the findings will help to solve long-term societal challenges, say ERC-funded scientists at Science|Business meeting
13 Oct 2016
Drop in this Thursday lunchtime to see Royal Holloway’s bees in action and to see demonstrations of the EU-funded research that takes place on campus, led by Dr Elli Leadbeater of the Insect Cognition Lab. Ask questions of the researchers and our beekeeper, learn about the role of bees in the modern world and try some of Royal Holloway’s very own ...

Pages