FATES, FATS AND FACTS: WHAT REALLY DRIVES FOOD CHOICE
Saturday 11th April at 8pm
Main Hall, Summerhall
To book tickets go to http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/whats-on
With the global obesity 'pandemic' costing societies dearly, questions of how and why we choose our food are firmly in the spotlight. Are we truly culpable for what ends up on our plates, or are we subject to forces beyond our control? Join prominent academics for discussion, experimentation and investigation into who (or what) is really in the driving seat when it comes to food choice, and what the outcomes of different choices might be. We'll be busting some common myths about obesity, mortality, health and weight loss in a lively and interactive evening featuring Prof Gareth Leng, disgustologist Val Curtis and behavioural economist Bradley Love.
Supported by DiABETES SCOTLAND
Saturday 4 — Sunday 19 April
An evolving exhibition of new artworks created in response to selected scientific projects, both high profile and lesser known.
Nudge-it scientists John Menzies and Catherine Hume are involved in a collaboration with Edinburgh artist Fiona Beveridge.
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