Helen Addison-Smith

College of Design and Social Context

Dr Helen Addison-Smith is a chef, writer, and co-founder of the RMIT CafeLab. She owns and operates Icecream Social (Brunswick and Thornbury) and founded Loafer Bread (North Fitzroy). She currently works with not-for-profits such as Free to Feed and Sustain: the Australian Food Network. Her research interest is in the intersection between food and feelings. 


Methods Masterclass Series

Methods Masterclass Series 2023 offers advanced training in creative practice, digital ethnographic, and social science tools. Co sponsored by the Enabling Impact Platforms at RMIT.


Building an inclusive, low carbon and equitable hospitality sector   An Australia-first initiative, CaféLab brings researchers across RMIT, from STEM and HASS, together with industry and policy actors, with the shared...