Careers & Training

Productivity framework

03/12/2018 - 09:37

Carol Wagstaff, Fiona KendrickColin DennisPhil HollingtonTim HessJohn BrameldMitch CrookMichael WilkinsonJerry RobertsCraig Farrell and Barbara Mason look at skills shortages and careers pathways in the agrifood industry.

work placement in food science

The bigger picture – work placement case studies

24/08/2018 - 11:55

Wow, what a year it has been! I am undertaking a BSc in Food Science with Industrial Training at the University of Reading and am currently completing my placement year. At present I’m the secretary of the IFST Student Group but am soon to take on the role of president. I also write the student newsletters along with Alice Bryant.

Nutritional benefits

23/08/2018 - 16:13

Melanie Hargraves explains the benefits and pitfalls of training in nutrition science.

The health, financial and societal costs of being either over or under-nourished mean nutrition is increasingly becoming a priority for research, Government policy and media focus.

Developing ‘oven-ready’ graduates

24/05/2018 - 16:27

Emma Weston, Associate Professor, Division of Food Sciences, University of Nottingham, initiated a research project in 2015 to explore what makes a ‘great graduate for the food industry’ and how educators can optimise curricula to facilitate this. She describes the progress to date.

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