A graduate starting salary of around £24,000, opportunities for international travel, continuing professional development and hundreds of vacancies on offer – the chilled food sector has a lot to offer.
However, careers in the industry are often perceived as focusing on cooking, or being a chef, meaning the STEM...
In 2014, after 15 years of teaching food and nutrition in secondary schools, I decided to take a change of direction and started working for the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) as part of the Education team.
Throughout my teaching career, I regularly used BNF’s resources and was also involved in many of the...
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Written by Julie MessengerIf you are looking to increase your student’s food science investigation skills, why not take a look at doing a CREST Award?The British Science Association’s Creativity in Science and Technology (CREST) Awards provide resources and easy to pick up activities, suitable for both the curriculum and extra-curricular clubs....
Food security exists when all people have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs for an active and healthy life.The term ‘food security’ is being used more frequently in recent years, with the Government putting greater emphasis on its importance.With an ever increasing population, it is...
In June and July this year, Year 12 students have the opportunity to attend free food science courses at four different sites around the country.Each course is a two to three day residential, giving students the opportunity to get a taste of university life at the same time as discovering more about the food industry. “Food science...
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