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,