We’re pleased to announce the University’s first project to receive investment funding from Ceres. Paul Hadley (APD) and Fred Davis (Chemistry), in partnership with Simon Pearson at the University of Lincoln, have been awarded funding to deliver an innovative project to develop novel plastic film cladding materials for horticultural poly-tunnels.
You’ve not got long left to apply for a free online course: “Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply Systems“
After a successful first run, the EIT Food funded “Trust in Our Food” MOOC will run for a second time on the 24th June 2019.
The IFNH has sponsored a group of University PhD students and Early Career Researchers whose grant proposals were selected by a review committee, to attend conferences and explore placement opportunities that will enhance their careers.
Colleagues from across the University contributed to the EIT Food Call for Proposals for projects to be delivered in 2020. We are very pleased to confirm that a high number of proposals have been submitted across the area of Education, Communication and Innovation themes.
The five academics, one from each research theme, were honoured with a Research Output Prize for Early Career Researchers at University Court, the showcase annual event for the University community, on 18 March. Continue Reading
The University of Reading organised a number of outreach sessions for secondary schools to mark the British Science week, a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.
A team from the University of Reading have won two prizes in the final of the Young Entrepreneurs Scheme 2018.
Team MooFree won both the People’s Award and the overall Environment YES Prize at the YES18 final on the 11th December.
A student competition has seen food waste – bread, bananas, and potatoes – turned into business opportunities. Continue Reading
The University of Reading stand at Food Matters Live 2018 at the ExCeL Centre in London highlighted our strong research connections between food, farming, environment and health and how these are making a difference to food consumers and businesses.
The IFNH staff team supported this event, speaking to many companies and members of the public and media. Professor Ian Givens, Director of the Institute added his expertise to the event’s series of talks about the future of food.