Job Opportunities

KTP Associate - Kestrel Foods ltd. and QUB

Closing date 25th July 2014

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Teagasc

Closing date 28th July 2014

Data Analyst - FSA

Closing date 30th July 2014

Funding Opportunities

PhD Studentships in Metabolic Science - University of Cambridge

Closing date 4th July 2014 

PhD Studentship in Physical Activity- University of Ulster

Closing date 4th July 2014

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Welcome to the Consumer Behaviour Network

Welcome to the safefood Consumer Food Behaviour Network which aims to facilitate networking and collaboration between all with an interest in food related behaviour

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Liran SHAN liked Sara Eslami's discussion Let’s talk about health: shoppers’ discourse regarding health while food shopping
Jun 27, 2014
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Food safety knowledge, practices and beliefs of primary food preparers in families with young children - A mixed methods study

Food preparers in families with young children are responsible for safe food preparation and…See More
Jun 27, 2014
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Attitudes of the public towards policies to address obesity

New research that investigates public attitudes to obesity-targeted policies reveals that…See More
Jun 18, 2014
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Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety Promotion Board/Safefood

The Food Safety Promotion Board/safefood is one of six North/South Implementation Bodies…See More
Jun 13, 2014


Postgraduate Scholarships - NUI Galway

Started by Sara Eslami in Funding Opportunities Aug 1, 2014. 0 Replies

NUI Galway's Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for full-time Taught Masters (for students commencing their studies at NUI Galway in September 2014) will be launched shortly.  Scholarship value: €1,500…Continue

PhD opportunity - University of Bath

Started by Sara Eslami in Funding Opportunities Aug 1, 2014. 0 Replies

Information Preferences of Those with Food Allergies and Food Intolerances: Learnings from Social MediaBackground The studentship is aligned to a research project funded by the Food Standards Agency,…Continue

"Is ‘junk food’ a ‘healthy’ concept?" The challenges of the current debate: from policy making back to science

Started by Sara Eslami in Health Promotion Aug 1, 2014. 0 Replies

PurposeThe term "junk food" is for the most part currently used in the widest political and media debate, without reference to something tangible. The aim of this contribution is to pinpoint the…Continue

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    Behavioural Research Projects

    HORIZON 2020   

    Tackles societal challenges by helping to bridge the gap between research and the market. It will include creating partnerships with the private sector and Member States to bring together the resources needed.


    Prevent and tackle obesity by providing community based, family centred programmes in  Co. Cavan/Co. Monaghan HSE areas (2011 - 2013)

    Food Focus:       

    A Community Food Project that promotes healthy eating through a variety of co-ordinated, strategic food activities, which offers people a way to engage in a positive approach to food in the Cork City area               (2010-2013)

    HabEat :              

    Determining factors and critical periods in food Habit formation and breaking in Early childhood (EU based 2010 -2014)

    Useful links

    Online interactive self-directed learning from University of Southampton - Free online courses in Nutrition and Public Health Nutrition


    MSc / Postgraduate Diploma in Behavioural Science    University of Sirling, Scotland                      


    Diploma in Strategic Growth (Food Industry) - UCD/Bord Bia

    More information available here.

    World Cancer Research Fund International - International Food Policy Framework for Healthy Diets: NOURISHING

    International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity

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