Members of our group are actively involved in a range of activities the whole year round. Here you find an overview of some of the past and upcoming events in which we took part.


Upcoming events

11-13th April 2018
BFDG annual meeting (British Feeding and Drinking Group)

Also this year members of our SNAC group will be present at the BFDG annual meeting 2018. Next to our PhD students Aimee Pink, Alecia Cousin and Jennifer Gatzemeier who all got accepted for an oral presentation, also Hayley Young and Menna Price are presenting orally or a poster, respectively.

We are all excited to share the results of our research with our fellow researchers and hear about their findings.



Past events

8-10th September 2017
Swansea Science Festival

After the huge successs of the British Science Festival 2016, hosted by Swansea University last year, the university decided to start an annual Science Festival in Swansea. And the SNAC group was also this year part of the festival and presented “hand-on” experiments about how your eating behaviour is influenced by the environment!

You can find further information here.

We hope you enjoyed the festival! We had a great time and were impressed by the big interest in science and especially in our research, even by the young ones.

Hopefully we see you next year again.


18-22nd July 2017
SSIB 2017 (Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior)

Also this year members of the SNAC group attended the annual meeting of SSIB. The society is interested in multidisciplinary exchange of ideas and information about food and fluid intake.
Dr Menna Price and Aimee Pink presented their current findings as posters and the conference.

Here is Aimee’s impression on the conference:
“This was my first international conference and I really enjoyed being able to be a part of it. Being able to see research that is currently being undertaken across the world right now was really nice and definitely gave me some things to think of going forward with my own thesis and research”

You can now find the program and abstracts at the homepage.



8th June 2017
Visit of Year 6 St. Mary’s School

Students of St. Mary’s School Llanelli visited Swansea University to get an insight into the research of our college. Next to the Department for Nursing also the SNAC group gave some ‘hands-on’ demonstrations. The students showed great interest not only in the experiments but also in the subject of Psychology, being a PhD student here and living in Swansea.

Here some impressions of the demonstrations:




2nd May 2017
3MT 2017

This year two of our PhD students took part in the 3 minute thesis competition, namely Aimee Pink and Jennifer Gatzemeier. They were competing against 16 other PhD students from various disciplines and presented their research in up to 3 minutes. All students delivered a fantastic presentation of their work.

Well done!

You can find general information about the 3MT here.
If you are interested to see the presentation of this years competition, please follow this link.




6-7th April 2017
BFDG (British Feeding and Drinking Group) Meeting 2017

Our SNAC group was presenting at the British Feeding and Drinking Group (BFDG) meeting. Five of our researchers, namely Dr Laura Wilkinson, Dr Menna Price, Jennifer Gatzemeier, Alecia Cousins and Aimee Pink, were each giving a talk about their current research. We heard some really interesting talks and had lively chats with other researchers. We are looking forward to the meeting next year.





For events which took part before the events posted on this page, please click here.



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