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  FoodBioSystems DTP - Investigation into sustainability labelling of food and implications for the consumer and the food industry
  Dr A Mauchline, Prof M Dean
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. There is a real challenge to produce enough food in a sustainable way to feed the growing global population.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Development of integrated sustainable processes for food waste valorisation
  Dr A Chatzifragkou, Dr V Stojceska, Prof S Tassou
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Post-farm-gate food chain is responsible for around 15 Mt of food waste, which accounts for more than 20 MtCO2e emissions.
  Investigating reduction of UK perishable fresh food produce waste through quality and social gap analysis (Advert Reference: SF19/BL/MOS/SHOKRI1)
  Dr A Shokri
Applications accepted all year round

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UK was reported by Waste and Resources action Programme (WRAP) as the largest contributor of perishable fresh produce (fruit and vegetables) waste in Western Europe with 140 kg/head/year with equivalent financial loss of €200-260 per year (Blanke, 2015).
  FoodBioSystems DTP - DSS4Food - Development of a novel and effective post-harvest decision support system (DSS) for stored cereals to minimise mould spoilage and mycotoxins in food
  Dr A Medina Vaya, Prof R Krska, Prof N Magan, Dr J Meneely
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. UK grain production represents a value of £2 Billion in ex-farm gate value. Post-harvest losses and rejection due to fungal spoilage and mycotoxin contamination often represents between 5-10% of this value, especially in wet harvest years.
  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.
  Developing a new energy efficient technology for dewatering of food materials: Project Number FBS2020-60
  Dr V Stojceska
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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FoodBioSystems DTP – a PhD opportunity with Brunel University London and the University of Reading. Project Description. The food and beverage industry is the second highest energy-consuming sector in the UK that has experienced only modest reductions in energy usage over recent decades.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Developing a new energy efficient technology for dewatering of food materials
  Dr V Stojceska, Dr A Chatzifragkou, Prof S Tassou
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. The food and beverage industry is the second highest energy-consuming sector in the UK that has experienced only modest reductions in energy usage over recent decades.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Development of different natural biopesticide formulations of plant extracts for control of economically important cereal and grass diseases
  Prof N Magan, Dr G W Griffith, Dr A Medina Vaya, Dr S Palmer
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. In todays’ cropping systems, crop protection chemicals are used extensively to maintain crop productivity and reduce pest/disease damage.
  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.
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