My Projects

My research focuses on the intersection of food, environmental sustainability, and human health. I’ve supported UK, EU and international organisations covering issues not only from ‘farm to fork’, but from ‘lab to fork’, particularly the role of science and technology in transforming the food chain.

Elta Smith Projects
food systems transformation

Transforming UK food systems

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The diversity and scale of the social, environmental, and economic impacts of our food systems as they operate today are…
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National Food Strategy

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Food touches every part of our lives. But the way it’s produced, distributed, marketed and consumed raises serious policy questions…
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antimicrobial resistance

AMR historical foresight

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Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) refers to the ability of bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms to no longer respond to medicines. AMR…
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impact assessment

EMA fees impact assessment

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) provides scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines in the EU. The EMA fees…
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animal welfare

Animal welfare evaluation

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Animal welfare has been a growing field of focus for the EU since the first legislative provisions were established in…
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food systems foresight

Food systems foresight

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Food systems are complex systems that are, in turn, interdependent with other complex systems, such as health, energy, climate and…
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global health security

Global health security

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Global health security has taken on new importance in the wake of the COVID crisis. Indeed, the spread of infectious…
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