We are very happy to introduce our newest members of staff, making us a very international group, we have Marisol, originally from Peru and, Daniela from Costa Rica. Dr Marisol Warthon-Medina has a PhD in Nutritional Science and manages our MRC project “Capacity building in dietary monitoring and
Recently Jenny had a chat with food blogger “Saucy Dressings” about food nutrition labelling. Read the interview here.
An online database, FoodWasteExplorer, has been developed as part of the REFRESH project to aid identification of market opportunities and better waste utilisation. It contains compositional data for agri-food waste streams. Representatives from the food industry, researchers, independent
Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Workshop on production, management and use of food composition to support AFROFOODS, February 2018
In partnership with other leading organisations, the Quadram Institute has organised a workshop to help researchers from across Africa exploit food composition data, improving local nutrition policies and public health advice. The workshop, which is being hosted by the new confirmed African
FDNC are currently looking for a project scientist to work in the Food Databanks National Capability on an EU funded project to deliver a digital platform as a supporting basis for creating and delivering personalised nutrition services in Europe. The main duties of the role will include
There is increasing recognition that personalized approaches may be effective in helping people establish healthier eating patterns and exercise more, and that this may be particularly effective in adolescents. This study, investigating the use of a smartphone app in supporting healthy lifestyle
We have Twitter and we have Facebook, but sometimes the best form of conversation is face to face. We are often out and about with our stands, communicating about the composition of foods and nutrition labelling to an eclectic bunch. Here are a few examples of the conversations we have. We do
The Food Databanks team manned the QIB "What's in your Food" stand at Norwich Science Festival on Sunday 29th October at the Forum, Norwich. The number of visitors surpassed all expectations with between 8000 and 10,000 people passing through the doors every day of the week long festival.