Can edible insects reduce environmental damage, population-level disease and inequality?
Charlotte does research on edible insects. She is interested in the potential for insects as food to address the interconnected problems of environmental degradation, threats to public health, and socio-economic inequality. She is currently a Research Associate at the Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, and a PhD candidate with the Conservation Science group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge. Her work to date on the topic of edible insects includes field-based research in DRC, Japan and Zimbabwe.