The Weekly Feed #5: Scotland Edition

It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve returned from my whirlwind trip back to Scotland, and what a holiday it was.

In honor of the trip, this weekly feed is a roundup of highlights (of which there are many):  Continue reading

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Dissertation Madness Nearly Complete

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Grate title right? 😉

After a whopping 15 weeks of research, writing, and revision, a completed dissertation has been handed in! All that’s left is a 20-minute presentation in front of a panel of gastro-peeps (also known as lecturers) and it is off to be marked. I analysed the marketing of cheese as well as the media’s coverage of cheese in Scotland and compared the two to see if cohesive messaging is being produced by the two camps or not. Continue reading

Nice to Meat You

This past week wasn’t terribly exciting (but very interesting), with Monday being a day full of presentations on the journeys of various foods in the system. My group chose to research Cheddar cheese (no whey would I pass up an opportunity to do a project surrounding cheese). Tuesday, we had a lecture on marketing and food, as well as meetings to really start putting our dissertation proposals together (it’s due in less than three weeks!). Continue reading