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Food Sciences PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in the UK

We have 111 Food Sciences PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in the UK

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We have 111 Food Sciences PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in the UK

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Insects as a dietary protein source in nutrition and health: Feasibility of a sustainable alternative to animal-based protein sources (Ref FHMS - FF - 13 BIO)

Insects have been used as a source of dietary protein for many years in East-Asian and African populations and more recently the interest in this potential protein source has been growing in Western countries due to issues with food availability and delivery (e.g. Read more

Improving ageing markers in the gut microbiome for healthy ageing (Ref FHMS - FF - 09 PSY)

The number of older adults worldwide is expected to double to 1.5 billion people by 2050 (United Nations 2019), however increasing numbers of older adults are living out their later lives in poor health. Read more

Nutrient bio-accessibility effects on the gut microbiota (WARREN_Q22CTP)

The project will explore the bioaccessibility of prebiotic fibres from natural matrices. Most of the evidence on the efficacy of prebiotics (fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS), arabinoxylan-oligosaccharides (AXOS)) has been collated using the extracted and highly refined oligomers. Read more

E4 DTP NERC Understanding micronutrients provision in a changing global food system

Summary. Micronutrient deficiency is likely to be intensified with climate change. This work will model micronutrient supply for countries globally, highlighting inequalities in food security and health outcomes. Read more
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EASTBIO: Fish appetite: the role of GABA receptors play a key function in food intake.

This fully funded, 4-year PhD project is part of a competition funded by the. BBSRC EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership. Over £1 billion income to Scottish economy is generated by the Atlantic salmon aquaculture. Read more

Improving sustainable parasite control in British dairy cattle

The dairy industry is an essential part of UK food security. It faces an increased focus on sustainable farming practices which aim to reduce negative, and promote positive, environmental impacts whilst maintaining high levels of food production, food safety and animal welfare standards. Read more

Understanding the sensory perception of topically applied products

The cosmetics industry relies on consumer’s evaluation of their products to understand if they are desirable. However, little research exists systematically exploring relationships between sensory perception of tactile properties, consumer liking, emotional response and physical rheology. Read more

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