Designing Technology for Personalised Nutrition
Dr F Hwang
Applications accepted all year round
This PhD investigates the design of technology to provide personalised nutrition advice. Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease are major challenges globally, and can be addressed, in part, by eating a healthier diet.
The control of wheat grain protein content
Dr P Borrill
6 January 2019
Production of staple crops such as wheat must increase by 50 % to meet the food requirements of the global population which is projected to exceed 9 billion people by 2050.
SCENARIO: Climate change impacts on UK apple production and quality
Prof R Ellis, Prof P Hadley, Dr M Ordidge, Mr T Biddlecombe
25 January 2019
Future food and nutritional security requires sustainable food production systems in future, different climates. Perennial crops such as top fruit (apples, pears, plums, cherries, etc) are more sustainable than annual crops.