Research Reflection

This research project has been a highly perceptive and valuable experience. I have learned a great deal about working with people, the challenges associated with academic research, the ethical considerations of research as well as an insight into a passionate area of interest: Food waste. Timing was by far my greatest challenge when undertaking thisContinue reading “Research Reflection”

Students’ Behaviours and Attitudes Towards Food Waste – Opinion Piece

Upon beginning a discussion around the stereotype of a University student, there are a number of images that come to mind. We sleep all day, party throughout the night, frantically cram information the evening before an exam, and have a general carefree and insouciant attitude towards the greater issues of society. When it comes toContinue reading “Students’ Behaviours and Attitudes Towards Food Waste – Opinion Piece”

“Wasting” no time

We’ve reached week 8 which means things in the big world of uni are really starting to heat up. I must admit, I was a little hesitant to check my original time management plan for my research project “Student Behaviours and Attitudes Towards Food Wastage”, with the expectation I was behind the 8 ball. Although,Continue reading ““Wasting” no time”

Research Proposal: More Taste, Less Waste

The awareness and reduction of food wastage has for quite a long time been a passion of mine. Stemming from my first experiences living out of home as a University Student, the navigation of portion sizes, meal planning and time/resource management with cooking have become key factors in my awareness about the impact and prevalenceContinue reading “Research Proposal: More Taste, Less Waste”

Curiosity Cube

This time last week I found myself standing at the Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris, in front of a glass cube with condensation inside it. Frustrated, annoyed and confused, I frowned at my partner “I just don’t get it, how can they call this ‘art’?”. Or maybe more importantly, how can a little glass structureContinue reading “Curiosity Cube”