Rob Lyons

Rob Lyons is science and technology director at the Academy of Ideas and a columnist for spiked. He writes on a wide range of issues, but takes a particular interest in issues around the environment, food, energy and risk. He is also convenor of the IoI Economy Forum.

Rob’s book, Panic on a Plate: How society developed an eating disorder, was published by Societas in October 2011. He is a frequent commentator on TV and radio and also works as campaigns manager for Action on Consumer Choice.

Related Sessions
Tuesday 22 September 2015, 18.00 Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Faversham ME13 7BQ
Wednesday 30 September 2015, 20.30 De Balie Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen 10, 1017 RR, Amsterdam
Thursday 8 October 2015, 18.00 Kultura Liberalna, ul. Chmielna 15/9, 00-021, Warszawa
Saturday 17 October 2015, 10.00 Frobisher Auditorium 1
Saturday 17 October 2015, 12.00 Cinema 1
Saturday 17 October 2015, 17.30 Pit Theatre
Sunday 18 October 2015, 10.00 Conservatory
Sunday 18 October 2015, 12.00 Frobisher 5-6
Sunday 18 October 2015, 13.10 Hammerson Room
Saturday 14 November 2015, 12.00 Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, AB Box 16412, SE-103 27 Stockholm
Saturday 14 November 2015, 14.15 Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, AB Box 16412, SE-103 27 Stockholm
Saturday 14 November 2015, 15.45 Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, AB Box 16412, SE-103 27 Stockholm

Publications

Panic on a plate: how society developed an eating disorder (Imprint Academic, 2011)

Sweet Truth – Is there a market failure in sugar? (Institute of Economic Affairs, 2015)

Growth is good: mission or mania?

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