Geographers in the News Archives
2014 / 2015 Academic Year
SmartAPPetite Project Makes Headlines
An interview with Dr Jason Gilliland of Western's Geography Department about the
SmartAPPetite project was recently featured on the front page of the
SmartAPPetite is a smartphone app which aims to help users eat healthier while also helping to strengthen
Ontario's local food economy. Seed funding for the SmartAPPetite project was provided by Research Western and
the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities. The interdisciplinary team, which includes faculty and
students from Western, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Brescia University College were recently referred to as
“the faces of the new local food economy” in the
London Community News.
Come talk to the SmartAPP team at the London Training Centre's "Feastival" in London on July 17th
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