14.06.16

Perceptions of food insecurity among Ghanaians living in Greater Manchester

Public Health Nutritionist and doctoral student, Hibbah A. Saeed, discusses factors impacting food insecurity amongst migrant populations in Greater Manchester.

01.06.16

Changing dietary patterns in South African cities: from traditional to modern foods?

SIID funded project team assesses dietary patterns among urban adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa, using the Birth To Twenty Plus data set.

20.05.16

The trend towards sustainable food systems calls for a change in scientific research rationale

A guest blog from Nicolas Bricas, Director of the UNESCO World Food Systems Chair.

14.04.16

Nairobi slums: value-added outcomes in exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) intervention

Our guest blog from Dr Paula Griffiths explores the unexpected benefits of an Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF) study in Nairobi, Kenya

04.03.16

Nutrition transition in South African cities

In the context of South Africa’s “triple burden” of disease, urban anthropometric patterns are not changing in the same way for everyone.

15.01.16

How changing urban diets are linked to poor health and climate change

SIID and Grantham Centre researchers attended the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015. In this blog, ScHARR Professor, Michelle Holdsworth, discusses how unhealthy diets globally are both a cause and an effect of climate change.