The GREen Pod

Welcome to the special series of The GREen Pod, made and hosted by the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) at the University of Greenwich. Tune into this series of podcasts to hear about some of the fascinating sustainability work being conducted by scientists at NRI as they study insect behaviour, pest and disease control, climate change, gender inequality, social mobility, pollution and plastics, crop disease and food systems and waste. Episode 5 - This special episode is devoted to introducing NRI’s new Director, Professor Sheryl Hendriks. 

Join host Linden Kemkaran as she speaks to Professor Sheryl Hendriks, a food security policy expert, and asks her all about her life and times, and what she plans to bring to NRI.
Find out why Professor Hendriks is choosing to leave behind her life in South Africa as Director of the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being at the University of Pretoria, and join NRI at the Medway campus.

 Fun Fact: What food will Prof Hendriks miss the most and how much does she know about the English obsession with the weather? 

What is The GREen Pod?

Welcome to the University of Greenwich sustainability series of podcasts. Created by students and volunteers, with support from the Sustainability Team. Whether you’re looking to brush up on knowledge, learn something new or delve into a specific niche, there’s a show for you. The podcasts were launched during the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020 to keep connections between the sustainable agenda and our students and staff.

Switch on, sit back and enjoy these discussions with peers and professionals alike.