School Network stakeholder workshops

AZTI is moving forward in the organisation of the EIT Food School Network workshops, which will be held in October and November this year. AZTI kick off first with their workshop in Spain in October. Four workshops were originally due to be held in the European cities of Bilbao, Warsaw, Helsinki and Reading, but these will […]

Recipe videos for family cooking

The team at AZTI have created some fantastic videos to get children cooking and tasting some healthy recipes. The videos feature primary school children cooking delicious meals alongside chef Tatsuya Iwasaki. The recipes aim to incorporate ingredients that might be new to children, such as fish, and cooking alongside a chef in these videos seeks […]

Family recipe contest with AZTI and Grupo AN

EIT Food School Network partners AZTI and Grupo AN, alongside Angulas Aguinaga, have launched a vegetable recipe contest! This competition hopes to inspire the consumption of vegetables within families, reduce the fear of new foods, and encourage healthy eating practices in children. Watch the video on how to get involved here or copy and paste this […]

Online resources from Food – a fact of life

There are some fantastic online resources for teachers and teaching assistants on food and nutrition sciences, and ‘Food – a fact of life’ are currently offering them for free. You can find courses on the Functional Properties of Food, Sensory Science and Characteristics of Good Practice in Teaching Food and Nutrition Education (secondary), as well […]

Available now – ‘Mole’s Veggie Adventure’ app

The ‘Mole’s Veggie Adventure’ game, developed as part of the preschool work of the EIT Food School Network, is up and running in Finland, Poland and the UK, and is proving a great success! The free app was designed to guide and inspire preschool children to become familiar with vegetables and self-regulate their food intake. […]

Publication of results in the Nutrition Bulletin

At the end of 2018, researchers at Queen’s University Belfast conducted interviews and discussions with stakeholders in secondary school food across Northern Ireland. Just over a year later, results from these discussions have been published in the Nutrition Bulletin, which is the peer-reviewed journal of the British Nutrition Foundation. You can access this article at […]

The European research and training network for obesity management

On the 28th and 29th November 2019, partners from the University of Warsaw presented at the ‘European research and training network for obesity management’ in Prague to promote their research for the EIT Food School Network. This workshop was organised by the Faculty of Medicine at Charles University and took place in a very grand […]

Cooking with the family

Last week, EIT Food School Network partners AZTI hosted two schools participating in research for the project – La Merced de Derio and Escolapios de Bilbao – in their experimental kitchen in Derio. Researchers at AZTI used this an as opportunity to receive some feedback on the activities delivered by the project and discuss the […]

AZTI’s poster presentation at Pangborn 2019

Researchers from one of our Spanish partners, AZTI , attended the Pangborn Symposium to present a poster on the work being carried out by the EIT Food School Network. The Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium is a biannual conference on sensory and consumer science, and this year took place in historic Edinburgh, Scotland. The 13th Pangborn […]

A chance to get involved – ‘See and Eat’ launch

Researchers at one of our partner universities, University of Reading, have just launched a new project to encourage children to eat their veg! The ‘See and Eat’ study is recruiting parents and toddlers to find out whether e-books can help parents to successfully introduce vegetables into their child’s diet. You can find out more at […]