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IGFS-industry partnerships secure major investment

14/12/2017 - Projects that bring together the Northern Ireland agri-food industry and scientists from IGFS have received a significant investment, it has been announced.

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New Postgraduate Research Studentships 2018/19

12/12/2017 - Applications are now open for six new PhD programmes, funded by the Department for the Economy (DfE). The deadline is Friday 26 January 2018 and details of each of the six studentships can be found below.

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MAJOR AWARD AND A UK FIRST FOR QUEEN'S SCIENTIST

13/12/2017 - An academic from the Institute for Global Food Security has won a major award – and made a little history – for his contributions to peer-reviewing.

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IGFS honoured to host UK-China Regional Leaders Summit

4/12/2017 - ‌Top ranking politicians, business figures and other, strategic decision makers from seven key regions across China visited Northern Ireland over the weekend for the UK-China Regional Leaders Summit.

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Queen’s Research Shows Illegal Levels of Arsenic Found in Baby Foods

4/05/2017 - Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have found that almost half of baby rice food products contain illegal levels of inorganic arsenic despite new regulations set by the EU

Professor Chris Elliott, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Queen's University Belfast

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Queen’s University Belfast to Lead EU-China Collaboration to Tackle Food Fraud

14/06/2017 - The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast will lead one of the world’s largest food safety projects across Europe and China.

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Guilty or Not Guilty: The Fight against Food Fraud

1/02/2017 - Discover more about the launch of the Food Integrity, Fraud and Traceability Distance Learning module.

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EXPERTS CALL FOR INCREASED ACTION ON PROTECTING THOSE WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

11/05/2016 - More action needs to be taken in order to better protect people with food allergies.

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FOOD SAFETY EXPERT APPOINTED TO LEAD QUEEN’S INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY

5/05/2016 - A world-leading expert in animal agriculture and associated supply chains has been appointed Director of Queen’s Institute for Global Food Security. Professor Nigel Scollan will take up the post on 1 September 2016.