PhD Studentship: Development and Validation of New Dietary Assessment Methods

University of Leeds

Number of awards: 1

Deadline: Ongoing

Key benefits: Development of a robust approach to measuring food and nutrient intake, with important implications for public health and health monitoring and treatment.

Supervisor(s): Contact Professor Janet Cade to discuss this project further informally.

Project description

We have developed an online approach to measuring food and nutrient intake, www.myfood24.org. We have versions for the UK, Germany and Denmark. We would like to develop other country versions, enhance the system and validate the tool in different population groups including clinical situations.

Entry requirements

Applications are invited from candidates with or expecting a minimum of a UK upper second class honours degree (2:1), and/or a Master's degree in a relevant science subject such as (but not limited to) food science, chemistry, biology.

How to apply

Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the university's website. Please state clearly in the research information section that the PhD you wish to be considered for is the ‘Development and validation of new dietary assessment methods’ as well as Professor Janet Cade as your proposed supervisor.

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University’s minimum English Language requirements.

If you require any further information please contact the Graduate School Office e: food.pgr.app@leeds.ac.uk.

We welcome scholarship applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.

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PhD

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Northern England