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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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Oxford University’s IFSTAL (Interdisciplinary Food Systems Teaching and Learning) programme will hold its annual public lecture on 13...

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The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Manchester is looking for a Research Associate in Circular Economy. The...

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People, Plastics and our Planet is a workshop taking place on 2 to 6 March 2020 at the British Antarctic Survey’s Aurora Innovation Centre...

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At this talk on 20 December 2019, Amanda Wood (researcher at the Stockholm Resilience Centre and contributor to the...

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UK social enterprise Nourish Our World is hiring a communications consultant (in a voluntary role). Nourish Our World educates secondary school students on food security and climate...

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This online course, developed by EIT Food, will consider the biological, neuroscientific and social aspects of so-called “superfoods”. Topics...

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Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut is hiring a sustainability reporting manager to manage key financial analytics, support...

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IMMANA (Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions) is offering career development fellowships for emerging leaders...

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The Nutrition Group in the Department of Population Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine wishes to appoint a Research Fellow in Environment & Health based...

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The Stanford Centre for Ocean Solutions is hiring a research associate to lead research on key initiatives including: Oceans &...

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This conference on 7 to 9 January 2020 has the theme “Growing a healthy society”. Speakers will include Minette Batters (NFU President), Henry Dimbleby (leader of the UK’s National...

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This symposium on the challenges in reducing food waste, organised by Nottingham Trent University, focuses on the REAMIT project (Improving Resource...

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The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has launched its third annual IFTNEXT Food Disruption Challenge - an innovation pitch competition to help...

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The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh is offering a PhD studentship for a multi-disciplinary project on how dietary shifts...

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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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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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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...

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

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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...

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

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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"....

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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...

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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...

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

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