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Other PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 39 Other PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embarking on a PhD in Food Science opens up a world dedicated to understanding and improving the way we produce, process, and consume food. This advanced path of study immerses candidates in the scientific principles underlying food properties, safety, and sustainability.

Through PhDs in Food Science, students tackle pressing global challenges, such as enhancing nutritional value, ensuring food safety, reducing waste, and developing innovative food technologies. These programmes are not merely an academic endeavour; they are a quest to contribute meaningful innovations to the food industry and address complex issues related to health, nutrition, and the environmental impact of food production.

Why complete a PhD in Food Science?

A PhD in Food Science offers the unique opportunity to contribute to an essential and ever-evolving field. By engaging in cutting-edge research, candidates explore the biochemical, microbiological, and physicochemical processes related to food products and their consumption.

These programmes are designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of food systems, enabling them to uncover new ways to improve food quality, extend shelf life, and enhance nutritional benefits. Given the global nature of the food industry, research in food science often has an international impact, influencing food standards, safety regulations, and consumer trends worldwide. The collaborative research environment fosters partnerships with industry experts and other researchers, creating a dynamic platform for innovation.

In terms of employment, earning a PhD in Food Science opens the door to a variety of rewarding career opportunities. Graduates are well-prepared for roles in academia, where they can contribute to scientific knowledge and educate future food scientists.

In the industry, PhD holders take on leadership positions in research and development, quality assurance, product innovation, and regulatory affairs, among others. Their deep understanding of food science principles and research skills make them valuable assets to food companies, government agencies, and non-profit organisations focused on public health and sustainability.

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De Montfort University PhD Scholarships

De Montfort University is providing 18 fully-funded PhD scholarships offered within three clustered interdisciplinary research themes which students will reside within. Read more

Understanding techno-functionality of semi-refined pea ingredients

We are seeking a PhD candidate for a fantastic opportunity to undertake research on complex multifunctional pea ingredients to build an understanding of the underlying mechanisms that relates multi-scale structures with ingredient functionality. Read more

Conversation between food nanoparticles and gastrointestinal cells: signalling, bioavailability, and healthy ageing

This fully funded PhD provides an exciting opportunity to pursue postgraduate research in a range of fields relating to Cell Biology, Nanotechnology, Food Science, Immunology, and Biophysics, with potential applications in healthy ageing and prevention of metabolic syndrome. Read more
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Exploiting lectin-glycan interactions to develop allergen trapping materials to manage asthma

Asthma affects more than 300 million people worldwide (Lancet 2023; 401. 858–73) in the UK, around 12% population have been diagnosed with asthma where the estimated total cost to NHS is ~£1.5 billion. Read more
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Measuring and Modelling Confectionery Fat behaviours during chocolate processing

One full scholarship is available in the School of Food Science and Nutrition in 2024/25. This scholarship is open to UK and international applicants and covers UK tuition fees plus £19,237 maintenance per year (plus enhanced top-up stipend of £1,700 per year). Read more
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MSc by Research / PhD: Farm to food to AMR: How do agriculture and food preservation practices affect fungal antimicrobial resistance?

The MSc by Research programme at the University of Aberdeen is for students interested in a research-intensive master's degree. It is designed specifically to enhance your skills for a PhD or research career. Read more

Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarships 2024

The Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES) is a competitively awarded scholarship scheme open to overseas PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants, who are eligible for the international rate of tuition fees and can demonstrate excellence in academic achievement. Read more

Self-Funded PhD Opportunities in Baking Science and Technology

Are you passionate about the science and technology of baking and eager to advance your research career? London South Bank University is pleased to offer self-funded PhD opportunities in Baking Science and Technology for motivated and talented qualified individuals. Read more

The effect of low protein diet on the development of the neuromuscular system

Age-related sarcopenia is characterised by reduction in the number of myofibres and motor neurons and an additional weakening of the remaining fibres, causing reduction in muscle mass and function. Read more

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