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Exploration space @ ACDH-AAS against unite innovators, impact future, act today invited for the first time people with knowledge in the Humanities to join CERN THEPort-Humanitarian Hackathon. It aimed at prototype a modular structure enhancing the analysis and understanding of knowledge systems, connecting food and its different cultures with the SDGs.

During THEPort2018, an interdisciplinary team addressed the Humanitarian challenge of obesity to fill a knowledge gap. Better knowledge about eating behaviour is core to acting properly, supporting behavioural changes. In addition, cultural knowledge and experience may allow to support better decision making processes.

The paper showcases the hackathon result: a design study of the OrbEat application, aiming to increase the knowledge about individuals’ eating behaviour and support behavioural change in a sustainable way, against the background of nutritionists’ knowledge, facilitated by neuroscientific insights (EEG).

Authors: Eveline Wandl-Vogt, Amelie Dorn, Enric Senabre Hidalgo, James Jennings, Karolos Potamianos

Agricultural practices in cities have evolved to what is commonly described today as urban agriculture (UA). The term is often used ambiguously and can encompass a wide variety of agricultural practices that are carried out within the city, which can generate confusion and doubts about the real scope of UA. The claimed benefits sometimes portray UA as a sort of urban activity that is capable of providing a long list of benefits. However, cases have been made that critique some of the claims and numbers reported on UA. Also, as interests in AU grows, a better understanding of how UA cases operate would allow better design, planning an operation of urban farms. For these reasons, a more methodical, in depth characterization of cases should be considered. This paper proposes a methodical characterization based on the multiple functions and dimensions of UA based on the results of two case studies.

Authors: Iskar Jasmani Waluyo Moreno

Authors: Xiang Wang, Lulu Chai and Ren Fu