Paul Finglas, Food Databanks, attended the 8th African Nutrition and Epidemiology conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 1-5, where he met with AFROFOODs partners from across Africa. Paul presented a talk and poster resulting from our work on BBSRC and MRC funded Global Challenges Research Fund
Daniela Segovia Lizano (QIB) and Angelika Mantur-Vierendeel (EuroFIR) participated as exhibitors at the AAL Forum 2018 (https://www.aalforum.eu/) in Bilbao, Spain from the 24th until the 26th of September. Their stand was dedicated to the Quisper Project (http://quisper.eu/), which offers
Jenny Plumb, Food Databanks, recently attended the Bioavailability 2018 conference held on Norwich Research Park, where she presented a poster on the recent expansion of the eBASIS bioactives database with data on the composition of extractable and non-extractable antioxidants in food.
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
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