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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: 12 Jul 2020

The Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University and Research is advertising a position for an assistant professor in the field of governance of coastal resilience. Candidates...

Expires: 16 Jul 2020

This survey is gathering information about food purchase behaviour during and after the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK. It is open to consumers who are currently living in the UK and are...

Expires: 18 Jul 2020

Startup Orijin, based in Quito, Ecuador, is looking for a person to design the user interface for technology that gives consumers insights into supply chains for coffee and chocolate....

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: 28 Jul 2020

US data science company Kaggle is running a competition to develop machine learning algorithms to accurately detect heads of wheat in photographs...

Expires: 31 Jul 2020

The Future Food Beacon at the University of Nottingham is offering five PhD studentships in international agriculture. 

The five roles are:

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Expires: 1 Aug 2020

The Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) at the University of Oslo is advertising a three-year PhD position on the project “Food for Security: evidence from Cauca, Colombia...

Expires: 9 Aug 2020

This online course, developed by EIT Food, will explore the biological, neuroscientific and social aspects of so-called “superfoods” such as goji...

Expires: 1 Sep 2020

The call for abstracts is open for the 2020 conference of Oxford’s Livestock Environment and People programme. The conference will be held on 8...

Expires: 6 Sep 2020

This online course, developed by EIT Food, will cover the history of food processing, from its origins to current modern industrial processes, as...

Expires: 30 Sep 2020

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

Expires: 5 Oct 2020

This online course, developed by EIT Food, will cover the complexity of the global food supply chain, the vulnerability of the food industry to...

Expires: 30 Nov 2020

The journal Sustainability is inviting papers for a special issue, “Animal Welfare and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”. 

Papers should focus on...