AgriFood at York news and upcoming events

Policy Internship opportunity for a doctoral student at Westminster

10 September 2019

N8 AgriFood is offering one doctoral student the opportunity to take up a Policy Internship with the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology. The deadline for applications is 16 October

AgriFood at York offers bursaries for N8 AgriFood Conference 2019

9 September 2019

AgriFood at York announces there are a number of bursaries available to PhD students, ECRs and non-ECRs at York, to attend the N8 AgriFood Conference 2019 in York on 22-23 October: Deadline for applications is Wednesday 2 October 2019.

The fourth round of AgriFood at York Local Pump Priming Funding is now open

31 August 2018

The fourth round of the AgriFood at York Local Pump Priming is open, with a submission deadline of Thursday 18 October 2018.

Theme 3 Research Nutrition event

31 August 2018

Continuing with the AgriFood at York Internal Seminars, Theme 3 (Improved Consumption and Health) led by Karen Bloor, is organising a workshop on 'Nutrition over the Life Course', to be held on Wednesday 26th September 2018, 12:00 - 14:00

Global food security debated at major UK Agrifood conference

11 June 2018

Leading researchers and industry experts and representatives from across the agrifood sector will debate some of the most pressing challenges facing the future of global food security at a major conference jointly hosted by the Universities of York and Liverpool.

Public Lecture on Ageing and Nutrition

23 April 2018

Theme 3 Lead, Professor Karen Bloor welcomes Dietician and author Ngaire Hobbins to speak to a mix of University and public attendees about her writings on preventing cognitive and physical decline in older age through good nutrition choices

Bursaries Available for Attendance at N8 AgriFood Conference in June

12 April 2018

AgriFood at York is offering bursaries to PhD students and early career researchers to attend N8 AgriFood Conference 2018.

Deadline 21 May 2018.

Food 2030 Conference in Brussels

20 October 2017

AgriFood at York Academic Lead Professor Bob Doherty reports that despite the recent focus on developing a more sustainable food sector, statistics highlight worsening trends.

World Food Day 2017: Towards Zero Hunger

16 October 2017

G7 Ministers of Agriculture and Pope Francis join the Director-General of the UN FAO in Rome today, for World Food Day 2017

The second round of AgriFood at York Local Pump Priming Funding is now open

22 May 2017

Following a successful series of preparation roadshows around campus, the second round of the AgriFood at York Local Pump Priming is open, with a submission deadline of Friday 23 June 2017.

AgriFood at York Fairtrade chocolate piece in The Conversation

6 December 2016

AgriFood at York's Academic Lead, Bob Doherty, discusses in The Conversation current challenges faced by producers and consumers of Fairtrade chocolate.

Bob Doherty to talk about IKnowFood at the Food Sector Advisory Board Meeting

7 November 2016

AgriFood at York is represented this week at the Knowledge Transfer Network Food Sector Advisory Board Meeting by Bob Doherty.

AgriFood at York Lead, Professor Bob Doherty, talks to the Farming Today programme

4 November 2016

This morning, Professor Bob Doherty, Lead for AgriFood at York, spoke on BBC Radio Four's Farming Today programme as part of a special feature on Country of Origin labelling for processed meat.

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+44 (0)1904 567604