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Young people`s understanding of communications about food- related risks. - FS1824

The research would use a combination of interviews and questionaire to examine the attitudes and beliefs held by children aged 6-16 years concerning food chemicals and food-related risks. Coverage of these issues within the school curriculum would be reviewed. Children's reactions to current and new communications, using audio-visual presentation will be assessed.
To provide a general overview of (1) the attitudes and beliefs held by young people about food-related risks, and any differences as a function of age; (2) the coverage of these issues at school; (3) houw young people interpret current and new communicative materials; (4) how their experience of these materials is influenced by their personal experience.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1994

To: 1997

Cost: £146,924
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Exeter