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  Margin to Mainstream: Using Engagement to change entrenched consumption practices around food waste
  Dr J Wilson, Dr M Alexander
Application Deadline: 20 March 2020

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A three-year full-time Marketing PhD scholarship for candidates who wish to explore the role of consumer engagement in affecting institutional change around food sustainability.
  Decarbonisation of the Food System
  Dr E Mohareb
Applications accepted all year round

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As the world transitions to a low carbon economic system, dramatic changes will be required across the all sectors. The food system, which is currently estimated to be responsible for 20-30% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, is one where particular urgency is required.
  Exploring the impact of sustainability through Eco-School activities: Learning through play
  Dr E Ritch, Dr J Thomson, Dr K McAloney-Kocaman
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. GSBS-2019-112. This research explores the impact of Eco-School activity within the Scottish education system.
  PhDs in Hospitality, Tourism, Events, Food & Nutrition

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 The subject groups of Hospitality, Tourism, Events, Food & Nutrition are in the Department of Service Sector Management in the Sheffield Business School (SBS).
  The Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation (IAFRI) - 3 year PhD Studentships

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The Institute of Agri-Food Research and Innovation (IAFRI) is a joint venture between Newcastle University & Fera Science Ltd.
  QUADRAT DTP: The potential impact of Zero Budget Natural Farming in India on food availability, poverty alleviation and soil degradation
  Prof J Smith, Dr C Meharg
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Under business-as-usual, by 2050, 60% of India’s population is likely to experience severe deficiencies in calories, digestible protein and fat [1].
  The role of individual lifestyle choices in sustainability transformation
  Prof L Jack, Dr L Stafford, Dr C Bowyer
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2020. This studentship belongs to ‘Transforming Portsmouth’, a cross-university interdisciplinary research programme designed to provide actionable evidence to underpin Portsmouth’s transformation to a sustainable city.
  Converting food waste to value-added chemicals and fuels via black soldier fly larvae
  Dr J McGregor
Application Deadline: 29 January 2020

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This project addresses the twin challenges of food waste remediation and the need to develop sustainable, non-fossil, sources of chemicals and fuels.
  Bridging the crop-soil-water phosphorus gap: Managing phosphorus for sustainable crop production and sustainable water
  Dr J Davies
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Phosphorus (P) sits at the heart of our DNA and the centre of our food system as a widely used agricultural fertilizer. Increased use of P fertilizers over the past 60 years has supported food production and growing populations, but their use also presents us with a number of inter-related sustainability challenges.
  QUADRAT DTP: Do plant communities manipulate soil for drought resistance?
  Prof P Hallett, Prof M Emmerson
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Plants have differing abilities to engineer soil to make them more productive and stable under stress, but the mechanisms that underpin processes remain poorly understood, despite their significance to soil sustainability, food security and climate change.
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