Dr Wendy Wills works at the interface of social science and public health in relation to food, eating, weight/obesity and health. She is currently leading a major project for the Food Standards Agency which aims to explore domestic kitchen practices in UK households. 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 is an expert evaluator for the European Commission's 7th Framework Programme for Research. She leads the Health and Human Sciences Research Institute's Weight and Obesity Research Group.