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Wed 05 December, 2018

Strategy and Policy Officers

BBSRC - Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council - UKRI

Fri 23 November, 2018

1 Year with possibility of extension for 2nd Year

Closing Date: Monday 17 December 2018, noon

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is seeking six senior researchers to lead new initiatives laying the ground work for the science-led policies of the future.

Mon 19 November, 2018

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Grade 9: £47,263  - £54,765 p.a.

Fri 16 November, 2018

The Health Behaviours Team within the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic candidate with knowledge of systematic reviewing and/or trial methodology.

Fri 16 November, 2018

See the new Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) animation which highlights the challenges facing the environment and global food systems in the context of a growing population and explains the potential impacts of what we eat. LEAP, a Wellcome OPOH-funded research project, aims to provide evidence and tools to promote healthy and sustainable diets.

 

 

Mon 05 November, 2018

Queen's Lecture 2018

Professor Susan Jebb "Diet, obesity and health: from science to policy"

Mon 05 November, 2018

Meat makes a meal, so goes the saying. But with more people than ever before ditching meat for plant-based alternatives, it seems meaty dishes are starting to go out of fashion.

Wed 24 October, 2018

Dr Marco Springman on the BBC explaining the results from his recent paper in Nature 'Options for keeping the food system within environmental limits '

 

 

Thu 11 October, 2018

A global shift towards healthy and more plant-based diets, halving food loss and waste, and improving farming practices and technologies are required to feed 10 billion people sustainably by 2050, a new study finds. Adopting these options reduces the risk of crossing global environmental limits related to climate change, the use of agricultural land, the extraction of freshwater resources, and the pollution of ecosystems through overapplication of fertilizers, according to the researchers.

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