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Grace Speaks up for Food Security in UKRI final

Posted on 11 November 2021

Health Sciences post-doctoral researcher Grace Gardner was a finalist in the prestigious ‘Speak up for Food Security’ research storytelling competition in October.

Grace was one of five finalists in the annual UK Research and Innovation-funded (UKRI) competition. She said: “The storytelling competition was a great experience. The final was a lot of fun, with the audience voting for the winner. All of the finalists were really strong and I was delighted to make the final five.”

The competition winner was Phillippa Simmonds, a PhD researcher from the University of Gloucestershire. Her research is focused on livestock sector discourses around cows, sheep, and climate change.