FERL Symposium invite October 2022 - 2022-10-24

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UJ’s School of Tourism and Hospitality launch Extended Reality Lab (XR Lab - 2022-08-31

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH) launched an Extended Reality (XR) Lab on Thursday, 25 August 2022. The XR facility is established through the Food Evolution Research Laboratory (FERL), a virtual research laboratory located within STH, in collaboration with the Metaverse Rese... more

"Our actions are our future" - Leading to a sustainable food system - 2021-10-27

Register now by clicking on the link below. https://bit.ly/2ZLntxo Topic: “Our actions are our future” – Leading to a sustainable food system Date: 26 October 2021 Time: 09:00 – 12:00 Platform: Zoom     ... more

“Plant Based Diets and your Carbon Footprint” - 2021-09-08

  You are invited to our free webinar titled: “Plant Based Diets and your Carbon Footprint” (See attached poster). Date: Tuesday, 21 September 2021 Time: 14:00 – 16:00 Platform: Zoom Kindly click on the link below to register: https://bit.ly/... more

FERL & NSSA Annual Symposium - Beyond #COVID-19: Unity in Growing and Sustaining Good Nutrition” to raise awareness - 2020-10-08

  The 16th of October is World Food Day, this day raises awareness of critical issues relating to poverty, food insecurity and hunger. FERL & NSSA commemorates World Food Day and National Nutrition and Obesity Week (NNOW) on the theme “Beyond #COVID-19: Unity in Growing and Sustaining Good Nutrition” to raise awareness, ... more

Webinar: Covid 19 Lockdown and our dietary habits: What are we eating? An international perspective - 2020-08-11

Join us for the sequel to the first FERL webinar, whereby our panellists unpacked what South Africans have been eating during the lockdown period. This time around, we are joined by an International panel to investigate how populations around the world have re-evaluated their diets in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. https://us02web.zoom.us/we... more

# COVID-19 Lockdown and our dietary habits: What are we eating? A South African perspective - 2020-07-15

It has been over three months since South Africa went into lockdown. It has been a difficult period for everyone, many of us dealing with anxiety and stress induced by the uncertainty of this period. For many, the social isolation has also impacted our relationship with food. While some have resorted to comfort eating, others have had difficulty to... more