University of Hertfordshire

Professor Wendy Wills

Reader in Food and Public Health

Wendy Wills

Professor Wendy Wills

Reader in Food and Public Health

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield
Hertfordshire
AL10 9AB
United Kingdom
Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

Overview

Wendy Wills is Professor of Food and Public Health in the Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (School of Health and Social Work). She works at the interface of social science and public health in relation to food, food safety, eating, weight/obesity and health. She leads the food and public health research programme at the University and she has directed several major research grants, including for the ESRC and Food Standards Agency. She was formerly a member of the FSA's Social Science Research Committee and convenor of the British Sociological Association's Food Study Group.  She leads the University's Weight and Obesity Research Group and is Research Degrees tutor for the School of Health and Social Work.

Prof Wills is the Athena SWAN Champion for the School of Health and Social Work. The School holds a Bronze award for its work on gender representation.

See below for links to websites, blogs and films showcasing research and public engagement that I am involved in:

http://www.foodprovisioninlaterlife.com - website and monthly blog relating to the food in later life project, funded by the ESRC and Food Standards Agency under the Global Food Security programme.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHqYzixQZrA&feature=youtu.be - this short film, funded by a UH research grant, brings to life our research on food and drink purchasing 'beyond the school gate'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XrQySTRuIE  - see some of our 2016 public engagement activities from the Food and Public Health Research Unit.

Below are images from events that the Food and Public Health Research team have been involved in.

 

 

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