Christian Reynolds (PI)
Centre for Food Policy, City, University of London – UK
Christian Reynolds is a global expert on the environmental impact assessment of food. He has experience of communicating sustainable diets to different populations through the Take A Bite Out of Climate Change programme(https://www.takeabitecc.org/). He will be updating the tool with additional environmental indicators. PI Reynolds has extensive experience of this type database sourcing and linking from his work on the Greenhouse Gas and Dietary choices Open source Toolkit (https://www.ggdot.org/) project.
University of Sheffield – UK
Diana Maynard is the lead computational linguist in the GATE research team, developers of the software the prototype tool uses, and has 30 years of experience in Natural Language Processing, including the application of NLP technology to understand social behaviour and drive policy change.
TextMiningSolutions Ltd – UK
Steve Brewer is the founder and director at Text Mining Solutions and in this project he is the lead consultant who designed the prototype tool. He will be continuing to develop the tool in this project.
Rebeca Ibañez Martín
KNAW HuC Meertens Institute – Netherlands
Rebeca Ibañez Martín researches the history of nutritional knowledge and cooking, waste practices around food, and new technologies for nutrient recovery from waste water. She has extensive knowledge of anthropology of food and social studies of science. She will be running the stakeholder workshops.
Marieke van Erp
KNAW Humanities Cluster – The Netherlands
Language Technology and Semantic Web expert with a penchant for interdisciplinary research. She leads the Digital Humanities Lab at the KNAW Humanities Cluster. She holds a PhD in computational linguistics from Tilburg University (2010) where she applied digital humanities methods to historic textual sources from the Naturalis Biodiversity Center. Her research is focused on applying natural language processing to semantic web applications with a particular interest in digital humanities. She previously worked on the European NewsReader project and the Dutch humanities infrastructure project CLARIAH project and has been involved in the organisation of numerous workshops and conferences in natural language processing, semantic web, digital humanities and cultural heritage. She is the project manager of the EU Horizon 2020 Odeuropa project where she is also working on software tools that can recognise references to smells in texts.
University of Bergen - Norway
Christoph Trattner is a leader in analysis of recipes to examine Behavioral Data Science and Recommender Systems. He is currently leading a research project that tries to understand, predict and change online food preferences to tackle health-related food issues such as diabetes or obesity.
Wageningen University & Research - Netherlands
Alain Starke is a postdoctoral research fellow in human-computer interaction and (sustainable) food decision-making. Since the autumn of 2020, he has been working on the ‘Me, My Diet, I’ project to design personalized nutrition interventions to support healthy eating habits.