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We publicise opportunities that are relevant to food sustainability, including jobs, events, courses, funding, collaboration, calls for conference abstracts, competitions and more. If you have an opportunity that you like us to advertise, please email us here.

Expires: 19 Jan 2020

The call for abstracts is open for the LCA Food 2020 conference on topics relating to life cycle assessment of food and this year’s conference theme, “Towards sustainable agri-food...

Expires: 20 Jan 2020

The Social Science Group of Wageningen University and Research is hiring 15 postdoctoral researchers. The projects are:

Circular food systems

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Expires: 22 Jan 2020

This conference, running from 22 to 24 January 2020, will focus on the impact of projected environmental change on health and human wellbeing in West Africa. The conference includes a...

Expires: 22 Jan 2020

The International Institute for Environment and Development will host this event on 22 January 2020 to discuss how small farms fit into the future...

Expires: 24 Jan 2020

Dutch cultured meat startup Mosa Meat is hiring a technician or junior-level scientist to help select, purify and characterise stem cells from muscle and adipose tissue, to use as...

Expires: 24 Jan 2020

Thought For Food and the Food Lab Accelerator at Google (FLAG) have launched the Circular Economy of Food Challenge. It invites participants...

Expires: 29 Jan 2020

East England farming network Agri-Tech East will host a Young Innovator’s Forum on 29 January 2020. Participants will get a tour of the...

Expires: 30 Jan 2020

The Internet of Food Things Network Plus will host this networking event on 30 January 2020. It will provide an opportunity to explore and...

Expires: 31 Jan 2020

Organisations are invited to create a vision of the regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050. Prizes of up to $200,000 for each winner are...

Expires: 7 Feb 2020

The University of Gloucestershire’s Countryside and Community Research Institute is offering a funded PhD studentship on a project that aims to examine how livestock producers are...

Expires: 8 Feb 2020

The School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds has a PhD vacancy on a project combining remote sensing, crop models and machine learning in order to produce improved...

Expires: 10 Feb 2020

The Division of Environmental Systems Analysis at Chalmers University of Technology is hiring a postdoctoral researcher to develop new ways to recover food from fish after filleting,...

Expires: 14 Feb 2020

The Food for Good Challenge, run by the FAMAE family foundation, is inviting individuals or organisations to develop innovative solutions...

Expires: 17 Feb 2020

Editors Ilija Djekic, Sergiy Smetana and Walter Leal Filho are inviting contributions to the upcoming Springer publication "Handbook of climate change across the food supply chain"....

Expires: 22 Feb 2020

RMIT University will run a half-day seminar on 24 February 2020 to explore and discuss cost-effective solutions inspired by nature to address...

Expires: 23 Feb 2020

The Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen is hiring a Professor in Sustainable Food Processing and Production. The proposed position should contribute with a...

Expires: 25 Feb 2020

UK food waste campaign group Feedback is hiring a paid intern to work on local food production at...

Expires: 1 Mar 2020

Abstracts are invited for the 18th conference of RAMIRAN, the Recycling of Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial Residues in Agriculture Network, which will be held on 14 to 17...

Expires: 20 Apr 2020

This online course, developed by EIT Food, will explore food and agriculture in the modern world, including the complexity of the global food...

Expires: 11 May 2020

This online course, developed by EIT Food, will examine where our food comes from, how it is produced, and the associated environmental, social...

Expires: 25 May 2020

EIT Food has produced the online course “Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply Systems”, which describes the global food system, outlines...