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Learn with us
Learn with us

Learn with us

Check out our online courses and discover the latest ideas about the global food system.

Join one of our online courses to learn about the food system and how future trends will change how we produce and consume food.

Our online courses are open to all, aimed at anybody interested in learning more about the food system and can mostly be accessed for free. Expand your mind and learn more about food, such as where it comes from and how it affects human health.

Most of our courses deal with current topics you might already have an interest in or know something about. We are also interested in your views, and as part of the course, you will be invited to join the conversation, sharing your ideas on transforming the food sector to be more sustainable and creating a healthier society.

Current projects

Food for Thought: The Relationship Between Food, Gut and Brain

Food for Thought: The Relationship Between Food, Gut and Brain

Find out how your diet affects your brain, and your brain affects your diet

Animal Feed Production: Feed Quality & Safety

Animal Feed Production: Feed Quality & Safety

Explore animal feed manufacturing, and learn the best processes and systems for optimising animal feed quality and safety.

Engaging with Controversies in the Food System

Engaging with Controversies in the Food System

Become more confident in making informed decisions about the food you eat by exploring different food controversies.

Improving Food Production with Agricultural Technology and Plant Biotechnology

Improving Food Production with Agricultural Technology and Plant Biotechnology

Build your knowledge of food production challenges and technology

How Food is Made? Understanding Food Processing Technologies

How Food is Made? Understanding Food Processing Technologies

Have you ever wondered how your food is processed before it reaches your plate? Find out with this online course.

Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Production in a Changing Environment

Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Production in a Changing Environment

Global food supply chains are increasingly encountering considerable problems impacting on safety and sustainability affecting the food industry and reducing consumer trust.

From Waste to Value: How to Tackle Food Waste

From Waste to Value: How to Tackle Food Waste

Discover the causes and impact of food waste, and learn how you can tackle it on a personal, community, and national level.

Consumers and Environmental Safety: Food Packaging and Kitchenware

Consumers and Environmental Safety: Food Packaging and Kitchenware

Discover the importance of kitchenware and packaging that is safe for people and the environment alike.

Food and Nutrition: The Truth Behind Food Headlines

Food and Nutrition: The Truth Behind Food Headlines

Rebuild your trust in nutrition science and look beyond the media headlines

Innovation in Arable Farming: Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems

Innovation in Arable Farming: Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems

Consider ways arable farmers in the EU can use agri-tech to benefit business

Circular Business Models for Sustainable Urban Food Systems

Circular Business Models for Sustainable Urban Food Systems

Explore how circular economy can foster sustainable urban food systems

An Introduction to Food Science

An Introduction to Food Science

Discover the fascinating world of food science and feel empowered to make safe, healthy, and sustainable food choices.

Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably

Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably

Gain an understanding of sustainable food production and the challenges that farmers face to offer a sustainable food supply.

Revolutionising the Food Chain with Technology

Revolutionising the Food Chain with Technology

Discover how innovative technologies could revolutionise the food sector

Science Communication and Public Engagement

Science Communication and Public Engagement

Discover the importance of public engagement in science and learn techniques to share and raise awareness of your research.

Superfoods: Myths and Truths

Superfoods: Myths and Truths

What is a 'superfood'? What foods are 'superfoods'? What effect do they have on the body and society?

The Human Microbiome

The Human Microbiome

A massive on line open course will be designed and deliver in year 2020 focusing on the human microbiome and its impact on human health. 

Understanding Food Labels

Understanding Food Labels

Learn how to interpret food labels so you can make informed food choices and buy food that supports your health and wellbeing.

Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply System

Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply System

How much do you trust your food? Learn about food supply systems, safety, sustainability and nutrition and quality.

Understanding Food Supply Chains in a Time of Crisis

Understanding Food Supply Chains in a Time of Crisis

Learn how agri-food supply chains deal with crises and get practical advice on how you can minimise disruption during COVID-19.

Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets

Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets

Learn the principles, science and health benefits of the Mediterranean and the Okinawa diets.

Our other Education programmes

I want to advance my career

I want to advance my career

Our accredited and degree programmes are for professionals wanting to work in the food system

I want to solve problems in the food system

I want to solve problems in the food system

Our co-creation programmes are for students who want to help tackle big societal challenges

I want to grow my business

I want to grow my business

A special range of courses and workshops designed to help you grow your venture or SME