Contributor Biographies

Dr Clare Pettinger RD RNutr (Public Health) is a lecturer in Public Health Dietetics in the School of Health Professionals, Plymouth University. Her current research includes the use of creative participatory methods to address food poverty/justice and issues of social sustainability. The ‘Food as a Lifestyle Motivator’ (FLM) project has gained momentum (originally funded by ISSR/IHC but has more recently received funding via a British Academy/Leverhulme small grant. The project has included three successful ESRC Festival of Social Science events in (Nov 2015, 2016, 2017) and produced a short ‘media impact piece’ at the Totnes Transition Town Film festival. Creative collaboration and public engagement are core aspects to the FLM project as it moves forward.

Research Team
Drs. Clare Pettinger, Julie Parsons, Lyndsey Withers and Richard Ayres; Ms Carole Sutton; Mr Andrew Whiteford, Miranda Cunningham; (Gia Daprano) Lin Adams; and Prof Gayle Letherby.