Australian Fair Food Forum

PhD Scholarships

There are some interesting PhD scholarships for fair food topics at the moment! Check them out:

Aeres University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands has two exciting PhD research vacancies on the topic of Feeding the City:

The research group Food and Healthy Living of Aeres University of Applied Sciences,focuses on the relation between sustainable food provision, food consumption and healthy living within the city of Almere, one of the main cities in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Almere offers a unique ‘living lab’ opportunity for PhD research that can inform the transition to sustainable and healthy metropolitan food systems.

For those of you interested, please refer to the links below for further information.

PhD position: Lifestyles and regional food systems - inclusive strategies for ‘Feeding the City’
https://www.aeres.nl/hogeschool/vacatures/almere%20phd%20position%20lifestyles%20and%20regional%20food%20systems%20%20inclusive%20strategies%20for%20feeding%20the%20city

PhD position:Innovation for transformation - regional business models for 'Feeding the City’
https://www.aeres.nl/hogeschool/vacatures/almere%20promotieonderzoeker%20transdormation

Invisible Farmer
The Invisible Farmer, funded as an ARC Linkage project, is the largest ever study of Australian women on the land. It will combine personal narratives and academic research to map the diverse, innovative and vital role of women in Australian agriculture. The project is based on a creative partnership between rural communities, academics, government and cultural organisations, and aims to:
Create new histories of rural Australia
Reveal the hidden stories of women on the land
Learn about the diverse, innovative and vital role of women in agriculture
Stimulate public discussions about contemporary issues facing rural Australia and its future
Develop significant public collections that will enable far reaching outcomes in research, industry and public policy
Funding is available for scholarships to support two postgraduate research projects. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates who must be available to commence on 27 February 2017. Formal position descriptions and information on high to apply will be made available as soon as possible
https://invisiblefarmer.net.au/news/