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Queen's University of Belfast


Queen’s   University   Belfast   is   one   of   the   leading   universities in the UK and Ireland with a distinguished heritage  and  history.  Today,  Queen’s  is  ranked  in  the  top 173 universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2020), with the second highest ranking in Ireland. The Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) specialising in the  key  areas  of  the  integrity  of  global  food  supply,  farms of the future and nutritional challenges for the 21st Century.

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IGFS   is   multi-disciplinary;   researchers   collaborate   across  schools  and  faculties  (Chemistry,  Pharmacy,  Geography,     Medicine,     Biological     Sciences)     and     specialisms      including      sustainability,      nutrition,      agriculture  &  food  safety.  They  study  soil,  crops,  water and marine life, animal feed and animal welfare to  promote  higher  standards.  They  trace  chemicals  (both  natural  and  man  made)  and  investigate  the  nutritional   value   of   foods   and   the   psychology   of   consumer choices.

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