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Food Science / Nutrition PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in London

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  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: 10 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.
  Understanding the value chains and post-harvest losses and waste of small pelagic fish in Malawi
  Mr J Linton
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, small pelagic fish are harvested exclusively by small-scale fishers. The fish broadly serves two markets.
  Reducing Acrylamide Risk in Processed Sweetpotato
  Dr R Colgan, Dr T Stathers
Application Deadline: 10 November 2019

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Acrylamide is common in foods derived from grains, tubers, beans and storage roots, including potatoes, cereal grains and sweetpotato.
  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: 10 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.
  Crop seed quality refinement with beneficial microbes
  Prof G Leubner, Dr T Steinbrecher
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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Royal Holloway University of London’s (RHUL) Seed Science and Technology Group lead by Prof Gerhard Leubner is focused on improving crop seed quality and seedling performance by innovative seed refinement technologies.
  Exercise and nutritional status on metabolic factors, hormonal responses and inflammation in women
  Dr J Allgrove
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity is a major risk factor for chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, adverse cardiovascular events and metabolic syndrome-related disorders.
  Prevention of Gestational Diabetes in Obese Pregnant Women; Targeting Early Pregnancy Intervention to Women at Risk
  Dr S White, Dr A Flynn
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity in pregnancy increases the risk of gestational diabetes (GDM) and associated adverse outcomes. NICE guidelines recommend that all obese women have an oral glucose tolerance test at 24-28 weeks' gestation for detection of GDM.
  In vitro, in vivo and ex vivo investigations of the anti-inflammatory properties of culinary herbs when combined with non-herb foods
  Dr E Opara, Dr M Stolinski, Dr A Chioni
Applications accepted all year round

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Culinary herbs are foods rich in polyphenols and a significant body of work has reported on their (the foods) many properties as a consequence of these compounds.
  Dietary bioactives modulate vascular function: a mechanistic investigation.
  Dr G Corona
Applications accepted all year round

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In the UK, over three million people currently suffer from cardiovascular diseases and healthy foods rich in protective dietary factors are known to help slow vascular ageing and improve the quality of life.
  Gut microbiota, wholegrain and pancreatic islet function in the development of type 2 diabetes
  Dr A Costabile, Dr A Hauge-Evans
Applications accepted all year round

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Project area. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has predicted that 629 million people will have diabetes by 2045, which will be over double the figure for 2000.
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