Queensland University of Technology doctoral candidate Lijun Summerhayes’ is investigating food-related policies in Australian cities and to what extent these address local food problems, exploring opportunities for and barriers to developing practical urban food policies. Summerhayes’ primary supervisor is Doug Baker, a Professor within QUT’s School of Architecture & Built Environment and a seasoned land-use and airport planner. Dr Karen Vella, an urban and environmental planner, is co-supervising her research. Summerhayes is due to complete her PhD project on 30 June 2024, supported by top-up scholarship funds from the Future Food Systems CRC. Find out more about Summerhayes and her research here.