The 10th annual multidisciplinary Future of Food and Nutrition Graduate Student Research Conference, hosted by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, will be held on the evening of April 7th (welcome reception, 4:30-6:00PM) and April 8th, 2017 (8:30AM-5:00PM, with reception to follow). This year, the keynote address will be delivered by Helena Bottemiller Evich, senior food and agriculture reporter at POLITICO, on the topic of the future of US food policy.Submit an abstract by February 12th at 5PM EST! We welcome submissions from graduate students, postdocs, and early career researchers doing work in a field related to food and nutrition. Check out the conference website for more details, and stay tuned for an announcement when registration opens online!Click here to view the call for abstracts.
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