Sustainable Production and Consumption of Meat, Poultry and Seafood - PhD Summer School (Bertinoro, 26-30 October, 2023)

The course will enable PhD students to participate in teaching activities held by industry leaders and prominent scientists in the field of research, innovation and technology transfer of muscle foods. The training program is aimed at providing an in-depth knowledge of current issues relating to the quality of meat and seafood products with a look at the main alternatives appearing on the market.

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PhD Call for Applications are closed

Do you feel sincerely and passionately interested in agricultural and food sciences? If so, a third-cycle education might be for you. The PhD Programme in Agricultural, Environmental and Food Science and Technology (STAAA) offers specialization in ten broad fields of the Agricultural & Food Sciences that reflect the focus of the DISTAL which is one of Italy's foremost Department in this field.

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STAAA PhD students on Youtube DISTAL channel

3-Minutes-presentations taken during EU Green Week event organized by DISTAL are now available on DISTAL Youtube channel

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EIT Food Entrepreneurial programme

Six months of advanced training for the development of an innovative idea with a significant impact on the Food System.
Deadline for application: June 30th, 2023

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Companies can establish joint research and training activities with our doctoral Programme, working on research topics of common interest.

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“Michel Stanca Award” to our PhD student working in Arboriculture and Fruitculture (Daniele Sangiorgio)

We are very proud to announce that at the annual meeting of "AISSA" held in Bologna at DISTAL on last Feb. 16-17, Daniele Sangiorgi was awareded for the best PhD thesis.

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OpenDISTAL 2022

Presentation taken by PhD students enrolled in the 35th cycle are available

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Open Science at the University of Bologna

The University of Bologna is involved in the process of developing an open, transparent, and shared science. It has included Open Science in its 2019-2021 strategical plan and has set out a University policy based on open access to research publications and data.

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Precision agriculture is the use of technology to improve the ratio between agricultural output (usually food) and agricultural input (land, energy, water, fertilisers, pesticides, etc.). Increased use of precision agriculture could have a considerable impact on the future of farming in Europe.

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