Science, Policy & Pandemics: Episode 9 - Food Insecurity During the Covid-19 Crisis
This week, Dr Rob Doubleday is joined by with Dr Jean Adams, NIHR Research Fellow at the Centre for Diet and Activity Research, and Dr Jag Srai, Head of the Centre for International Manufacturing, Institute for Manufacturing for a discussion about food security and supply chains during the covid-19 pandemic.
CSaP's Science and Policy Podcast is a production of the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge. This series on science, policy and pandemics is produced in partnership with Cambridge Infectious Diseases and the Cambridge Immunology Network. This episode was also produced in collaboration with Cambridge Global Food Security.
Our guests this week:
Dr Jean Adams trained in medicine at Newcastle University before completing a PhD focusing on the role of biological ageing in socio-economic inequalities in health. She then won an MRC Health of the Population fellowship to work on the role of time perspective in socio-economic inequalities in health behaviours; followed by an NIHR Career Development Fellowship to work on financial incentives for health behaviour change. During these fellowship,s Jean was a Senior Lecturer in Public Health at Newcastle University. Jean moved to Cambridge University to join CEDAR in 2014.
Dr Jag Srai is Head of the Centre for International Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge’s Dept. of Eng. Institute for Manufacturing (IfM). His research focus is in the analysis, design and operation of international manufacturing supply networks including the impact of advanced production and digital technologies.
This series is hosted by CSaP Executive Director Dr Rob Doubleday, and is edited and produced by CSaP Communications Coordinator Kate McNeil. If you have feedback about this episode, or questions you’d like us to address in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .