Knowledge for better food systems

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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: 3 Apr 2020

The Department of Geography at Trinity College, the University of Dublin, is seeking two researchers for the SHARECITY project on city-based food...

Expires: 3 Apr 2020

The Gathering for Open Agricultural Technology 2020 conference will take place on 7 to 10 June 2020. Applications to take part are invited from developers and users of open access...

Expires: 4 Apr 2020

French startup Gourmey, which is developing lab-grown foie gras, is hiring a food science student for a 4-6 month internship to work on product...

Expires: 4 Apr 2020

The international NGO World Resources Institute is hiring a behavioural science associate to coordinate and manage a series of randomised controlled trials to identify ways of shifting...

Expires: 5 Apr 2020

The Good Food Institute (US nonprofit) is hiring an Associate Director of Legislative Affairs to be responsible for managing GFI’s legislative...

Expires: 5 Apr 2020

This workshop on 5 April 2020 will discuss how storytelling can be used as a tool to respond to inequitable food systems. Participants who are interested in the following aspects of...

Expires: 6 Apr 2020

This day-long virtual summit on 6 April 2020, hosted by The Spoon, will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the food and restaurant industry and...

Expires: 9 Apr 2020

This webinar on 9 April 2020, hosted by the British Standards Institution, will discuss:

  1. Current...
Expires: 11 Apr 2020

FoodBytes! by Rabobank, a pitch competition and networking platform for the food and agriculture sector, is hiring a startup relationship...

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: 22 Apr 2020

This webinar on 22 April 2020, hosted by the International Bar Association’s Agricultural Law...

Expires: 22 Apr 2020

The US think tank Post Carbon Institute, is offering a free online course exploring the interrelated crises of the twenty-first century, and...

Expires: 23 Apr 2020

This symposium on 23 April 2020 at City, University of London will address how young people can be included in the policymaking process around...

Expires: 26 Apr 2020

EIT Food is offering a free run of its online course “An Introduction to Food Systems: Scientific, Technical and Socioeconomic Principles to...

Expires: 30 Apr 2020

Abstracts are invited for papers, workshops and panel discussion for the Food Studies Conference 2020, which will take place on 8 to 10 November 2020 at the University of Tasmania....

Expires: 30 Apr 2020

The Curt Bergfors Food Planet Prize aims to identify, showcase, and reward important initiatives designed to re-invent our food chain and help establish a sustainable food system...

Expires: 1 May 2020

Abstracts are invited for papers for the Congress of Gastronomy, Sustainability and Development, which will take place on 24 to 26 September 2020 in Cáceres, Spain.

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Expires: 1 May 2020

FCRN member Bethan Mead is seeking participants aged 18+ and based in the UK to take part in a 10 minute online survey about food and well-being during the coronavirus outbreak. There...

Expires: 1 May 2020

US surplus food distribution startup Copia is hiring an operations and customer support associate to manage food pickups and coordinate drivers...

Expires: 1 May 2020

The Knowledge Exchange Unit of the UK Parliament is creating a database of experts and researchers who can provide insights on...

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: 15 May 2020

The Alpro Foundation, which focuses on plant-based nutrition, is offering research grants to study the planetary health impacts of...

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...

Expires: 15 Jun 2020

Nominations are invited for the Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. This award, which comes with a $10,000 prize, will recognise exceptional, science-based...

Expires: 22 Jun 2020

This online course, developed by EIT Food, will address the role of scientific research in addressing challenges in food security. The course is...

Expires: 22 Jun 2020

This online course, developed by EIT Food, will explore how the brain works and how it is affected by diet and nutritional deficiencies. It will...

Expires: 27 Jul 2020

This online course, developed by EIT Food, will explore some of the most common food controversies: alternative proteins, palm oil, and probiotics...

Expires: 30 Sep 2020

The journal Sustainability is inviting manuscript submissions for a special issue, “Agri-Food Markets towards Sustainable...