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Bearing an open “Pandora's Box”: HCI for reconciling everyday food and sustainability

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Bearing an open “Pandora's Box” : HCI for reconciling everyday food and sustainability. / Clear, Adrian K.; O’neill, Kirstie; Friday, Adrian; Hazas, Mike.

In: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, Vol. 23, No. 5, 28, 11.2016.

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Clear, AK, O’neill, K, Friday, A & Hazas, M 2016, 'Bearing an open “Pandora's Box”: HCI for reconciling everyday food and sustainability' ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, vol. 23, no. 5, 28. DOI: 10.1145/2970817

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Clear AK, O’neill K, Friday A, Hazas M. Bearing an open “Pandora's Box”: HCI for reconciling everyday food and sustainability. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 2016 Nov;23(5). 28. Available from, DOI: 10.1145/2970817

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Clear, Adrian K. ; O’neill, Kirstie ; Friday, Adrian ; Hazas, Mike. / Bearing an open “Pandora's Box” : HCI for reconciling everyday food and sustainability. In: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 2016 ; Vol. 23, No. 5.

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