Doctoral seminar: ‘Precision Agriculture, Remote Sensing and Autonomous Robotics for Agriculture & Food’

Doctoral seminar:  ‘Precision Agriculture, Remote Sensing and Autonomous Robotics for Agriculture & Food’

The third event in a unique series of informal, interdisciplinary workshops across the N8 universities (Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York) for PhD students from both the natural and social sciences. Join us in Manchester on the 15th February 2019 and gain new insights into the latest developments in precision agriculture and robotics, as well as career development tips.

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Breakfast On Breakfast

Breakfast On Breakfast

Prof. Louise Dye, N8 AgriFood Chair in Nutrition at the University of Leeds, will be discussing the positive effects of a healthy breakfast on diet, performance and wider society as whole at a breakfast discussion hosted by John Procter, MEP.  Prof. Dye will be joined by Dr Milka Sokolovic of the European Food Information Council and Angela Frigo of the European Food Banks Association. The discussion will be moderated by Dr Clare Lawton, University of Leeds.


Physics in Food Manufacturing

Physics is critically important to supporting the Food Manufacturing Sector in addressing the challenges it faces which include health and nutrition concerns, minimising waste and environmental impact, improving food security, responding to population growth and globalisation and improving productivity and developing and manufacturing successful products. A multidisciplinary approach is vital to solving these problems and physics has a crucial role to play. The second annual meeting of the Physics in Food Manufacturing Group takes place at the premises of Campden BRI,


Doctoral seminar: “Food fraud, packaging and new technologies”

Doctoral seminar: "Food fraud, packaging and new technologies"

N8 Agrifood Doctoral Seminar

Food futures:  Key issues for consumers  in the 21st century

Thursday 6th December 2018, Newcastle University

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A unique series of informal, interdisciplinary workshops across the N8 universities (Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York) for PhD students from both the natural and social sciences. Join us in Newcastle for the second in the series and gain new insights into the latest research on food fraud,



THYME workshop to access proof-of-concept funding

Join the THYME workshop to access proof-of-concept funding

Tuesday 25th September 2018, 9.30am – 3pm, Novotel York Centre Hotel, York

Staff at the THYME project universities of Hull, Teesside and York are invited to apply for £30 – 50K to fund proof-of-concept projects that address one of THYME’s three Grand Challenges. Each project must involve a minimum of two THYME universities. This meeting will bring together staff from THYME universities to network and discuss possible collaborative projects,


Doctoral seminar on sustainable food systems and impact

Doctoral seminar on sustainable food systems and impact

This important interactive seminar, scheduled for 16th October at the University of York, is aimed at doctoral students from the N8 universities in both natural science and social science disciplines carrying out research within the broad topic of agri-food. It is the first in a series of seminars run by the N8 AgriFood programme (n8agrifood.ac.uk) designed to provide networking opportunities as well as exposure to interdisciplinary research and challenges across the agri-food spectrum: sustainable food production,




The Impact of AgriTech on Business and Society

The Impact of AgriTech on Business and Society

The Impact of AgriTech on Business and Society conference will provide an opportunity to explore the emerging cutting-edge technical solutions to agri-food challenges. This event will bring together companies that are at the forefront of new technological innovations and exceptional researchers with vast experience of research funding and industry network with the objective to carve-out the future research themes. There will be a number of sessions by the leading experts followed by brainstorming sessions to develop research themes and to identify potential partners.