EurSafe is an independent organisation, which provides a focal point for those who have a professional interest in the ethical issues involved in agriculture and food supply. The Society, founded in 1999, is an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural and non-partisan organisation. EurSafe aims to encourage academic education and research, and international debate on the ethical issues involved in agriculture and food supply.
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Sustainable innovations for ethical food production and consumption
Between 11th and 14th of September in the year of 2024, EurSafe welcomes you to Ede: the centre of Food Valley in the Netherlands. The conference is organized jointly by Utrecht University and Wageningen University and Research. The EurSafe 2024 congress focuses on the ethics of novel food production and consumption scenarios.
Newsletter EurSafe September 2023
We present the latest newsletter of EurSafe.
Vonne Lund junior researcher prize (2022)
At the 2022 EurSafe congress in EDINBURGH the Vonne Lund Prize for best presentation by a (PhD) student was awarded to:
- Catherine Broomfield and Aoife Maher
PHDs University of Exeter
Paper: ‘What role for England’s grassland farming regions in the transition to a sustainable food system’
- Katharina Dieck
Messerli Research Institute, Vienna
Paper: ‘Capturing the animal in ethics – linguistic perspectives on understanding the animal concept’
Prof Ben Mepham receives Fellowship of the UK Society of Biology
Former EurSafe Executive Board Member Prof Ben Mepham, of the Centre for Applied Bioethics in the School of Biosciences, has been elected to a Fellowship of the Society of Biology, the leading professional body representing the learned and other organisations comprising UK biosciences.