Dr Charlotte Hardman is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Liverpool. Her research focuses on the psychology of food-related behaviour and the application of this knowledge to interventions for healthy diets. Her current work is examining the transformative potential for urban food growing in terms of a healthy, sustainable and resilient food system (“Rurban Revolution”). In other externally funded work (European Commission Horizon 2020), she is working with 28 partners from across Europe to investigate the consequences of sugar replacement in foods and beverages. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in high-impact journals such as JAMA Psychiatry, Nature Reviews Endocrinology and the International Journal of Obesity. She co-ordinates the North West Network for the Association for the Study of Obesity and is an advisory editor for the journal Appetite.