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  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).
  How do smallholder farmers’ climate change adaptations impact upon local food safety and nutrition in Africa?
  Prof L Stringer, Prof Y Gong
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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There are approximately 33 million smallholder farms in sub-Saharan Africa, representing 80% of the region’s farms. Climate change has increasingly been highlighted as a major threat to smallholder production and food security, both globally and at the local scale.
  Economic and environmental efficiency of food redistribution
  Dr P Alexander
Application Deadline: 9 January 2020

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Summary. The project will identify drivers of change to and map the UK food redistribution system, assess its economic and environmental efficiency, and design optimal alternative food redistribution systems.
  Using data analytics to identify best practices across the food supply chain that drive nutrition quality
  Dr D McCarthy, Dr A Nugent, Dr J Sousa
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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Project details. Approaching nutrition quality from an analytics perspective stands to help us understand and predict the impact of food production practices on human and planetary health.
  SAFENUT: Cold plasma as an Intervention technology to ensure a safe and nutritious groundnut supply
  Prof P Bourke, Prof C Elliott, Prof B Gilmore
Application Deadline: 16 December 2019

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Project details. Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L., Peanut) is an important oilseed and food crop, playing a significant role in global food and nutrition security as a source of non-animal protein.
  Compiling global lessons to improve nutrition in traditional food systems, from multi-country evidence on drivers of food choice
  Dr J de Bruyn
Application Deadline: 20 November 2019

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Understanding the diverse factors which determine the foods which are available, accessible and acceptable to individuals in a given setting is essential for sustainable and equitable improvements in diet quality.
  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.
  A food systems approach to understanding and supporting contributions of small pelagic fish to human diets and nutrition in Malawi
  Mr J Linton
Application Deadline: 28 November 2019

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For many households in sub-Saharan Africa, small pelagic fish are a rich source of high-quality protein, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids.
  Choice architecture: nudging food choice behaviour
  Dr H Ensaff
Applications accepted all year round

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Choice architecture, the presentation and framing of a choice and its influence on subsequent decision-making behaviour, is well established.
  Older adults’ food choice and dietary intake
  Dr H Ensaff
Applications accepted all year round

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The UK’s ageing demographic brings social and economic challenges, particularly related to the healthcare of the growing older population.
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