Webinar: Transforming University Food Environments
Join us for a lunchtime webinar to launch the findings of the UNI-Food Tool, that assessed nine Australian universities on the healthiness, equity and environmental sustainability of their food environments.
Date: Tuesday 21st November
Time: 12-1pm AEDT
Register here: link
This webinar will launch the results of a project that benchmarked nine Australian universities on their food environments, outline best practice, and provide practical tips for helping to transform university policy and practice.
You will hear real-world examples of how Australian universities are supporting equitable access to healthy and affordable food, and making strides to reduce food waste, source sustainably, and promote environmentally responsible practices.
The event will feature academic experts, including Professor Gary Sacks, a specialist in food policy at Deakin University, and on-the-ground practitioners experienced in creating change. Shirley Phan of Monash University and Sandy Murray and Dr Catherine Elliott of University of Tasmania will discuss the interdisciplinary collaborations across the university that helped them improve their food environments and share practical actions that can be taken to implement positive change. You will have the opportunity to ask questions.
We look forward to joining you at the webinar.
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