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Sustainable Use of Energy in Food Chains

EPSRC Centre on Sustainable Use of Energy in Food Chains

Overall objective is to reduce energy consumption and emissions from the food chain through the application of innovative approaches and technologies.

http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/K011820/1

Budget: 
£5,699,187.00
Project date: 
Monday, April 1, 2013 to Saturday, March 31, 2018

Connections

Person

Prof Ada Wossink

Ada Wossink is professor in the Environmental Economics research area group at the University of Manchester. Previous appointments include professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University in the USA and positions at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. She also worked as a researcher at Statistics Netherlands.   

Keywords: 
Biology, Economy, Environment, Management, Resources, Policy, Governance, Technology, Sustainability, Food, Consumption, Evaluation, Teaching, Education

Person

Prof Adisa Azapagic

Adisa's research interests are in the area of Engineering for Sustainable Development, which includes systems optimisation, sustainable technology, life cycle assessment, carbon footprinting and corporate sustainability. She has over 100 publications in these areas of interest, including three books.

Keywords: 
Systems analysis, Sustainability, Technology, Instrumentation, Production, Impact, Environment, Carbon, Management, Climate, Business, Social responsibility, Teaching, Education