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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.

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At this public lecture on 18 November 2019, Grethe Helene Evjen (Senior Advisor at the Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food) will discuss her role in establishing and...

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At this talk on 18 November 2019 at the University of Oxford, Dr Jan Dutkiewicz of John Hopkins University will argue that capitalism offers unique opportunities for ethically and...

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In this talk on 18 November 2019 at the Oxford Martin School, Dr David L Ortega (Associate Professor at Michigan State University) will...

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This international summit in London on 19 and 20 November 2019 will address the key issues facing the global food and drink community, and how innovation and technology can help solve...

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This conference, run by Innovation Forum, will debate and showcase real world solutions to the most pressing and urgent challenges in...

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This event, running from 20 to 22 November 2019, will investigate the growing role of technology in building an efficient, resilient and sustainable agri-food supply chain that can...

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Animal welfare NGO Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) is hiring a project manager to integrate higher farm animal welfare standards into the...

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At this talk on 21 November 2019, Prof Susan Jebb of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford will discuss how both individuals and...

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This conference on 21 and 22 November 2019, hosted by food justice NGO Nourish Scotland, will discuss how Scotland can become a...

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The Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University & Research is hiring a lecturer in environmental policy. Candidates should have a passion for teaching, be able to motivate...

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UK NGO alliance Sustain is hiring a coordinator for its established London Food...

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The American plant-based food company Impossible Foods is hiring a China Development Manager to accelerate its expansion into the Chinese...

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The Institute of Data Science at Maastricht University is hiring a postdoctoral researcher to work on the application of computer science to food and agriculture. The successful...

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This conference on 25 and 26 November, hosted by Food and Farming Futures and the...

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This talk from the Food Ethics Council on 26 November 2019 will address barriers to sufficient, safe and nutritious food for all and...

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The Cultivate19 workshop on cellular agriculture will be held on 26 November 2019 in Oxford. The day will involve presentations from experts in both cellular agriculture and the wider...

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UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with the UK government has announced a £25 million call for research to fundamentally transform the UK food system, by placing healthy...

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UK food and grocery charity IGD is hiring a sustainability programme manager to manage the delivery of a programme of work on food waste reduction...

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The Oxford Martin School will host this talk and drinks reception on 28 November 2019. Ottoline Leyser, Professor of Plant Development...

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FCRN member Susanne Freidberg of Dartmouth College (New Hampshire, United States) is seeking applicants for fully-funded PhD study in the area of sustainability and agro-food supply...

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Three PhD fellowships are available at the Environmental Studies Programme at the University of Colorado Boulder, for research into...

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The Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in one or more of the following areas:

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Food waste NGO Feedback is hiring a campaigner for its Big Livestock...

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The Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) project at the University of Oxford is hiring a postdoctoral researcher to work on understanding...

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This event on 5 December 2019, hosted by the University of Manchester’s Sustainable Consumption Institute, will launch a new research...

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At this talk on 5 December 2019, economic researcher Florian Freund will discuss how trade barriers after the UK’s potentially upcoming departure from the European Union will affect...

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The Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI) at the University of Manchester will hold a half-day event on 5 December 2019 to celebrate...

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This online course, which runs from 4 November 2019, helps participants to assess the reliability of different sources of information about food systems and make informed decisions....

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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...

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The call for papers is open for the...

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The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics will run a summer school on 26 to 29 July 2020, at St Stephen’s House, University of Oxford, on...

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The first run of the free EIT Food online course ”How is Food Made? Understanding Processed Food” started on Monday 21 October 2019, and will be...

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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...