The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security has launched a 2021 call for scholarship applications from master’s and PhD students who are conducting research on determinants, impacts, and possible interventions into food insecurity in Canada. Three $15,000 scholarships will be awarded and the application deadline is Feb 12, 2021. To learn more, visit:https://www.feedopportunity.com/apply-for-funding/scholarships/ 

Congratulations to FoodARC Dietetic intern and Applied Human Nutrition MSc student Ksenia Kholina for being awarded the prestigious Quest Award from the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation! NSHRF The Quest – John Ruedy Award is presented annually to the graduate student researcher who demonstrates the greatest promise and potential for excellence in health research. Ksenia was chosen from among applicants …

Ksenia Kholina, FoodARC intern, received NSHRF Quest Award for greatest promise for health research in the province Read more »

FoodARC’s Director, Dr. Patty Williams recently received funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a new research project called Dismantling stigma: Exploring experiences of and views on food insecurity, social exclusion, and shame among women through participatory action research. Department of Applied Human Nutrition – Insight Grant Recipient ($76,784) This project will explore the everyday experiences …

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Do you find that the terminology sometimes gets confusing? Do you know what is the difference between food security and food justice? What about food sovereignty? To help you navigate the terminology, FoodARC, in collaboration with Ecology Action Centre, developed a quick reference list with some common terms related to our work. You can view the complete quick reference information …

Dig in! – Some Common Food Terms (in collaboration with EAC) Read more »

On June 6th, 2018 Ksenia Kholina, FoodARC’s Summer 2018 dietetic intern, attended Promoting Healthy Weights in Children, childhood obesity-focused conference in Moncton, NB. Ksenia found the approach taken to be all-encompassing and well-rounded, therefore, she wanted to share some of the points relevant to FoodARC’s work. First of all, Dr. Sara Kirk (Dalhousie University) presented the findings from the Children …

Promoting Healthy Weights in Children Conference Read more »

 
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