The awards of Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) can be obtained through undertaking research study at the University of Lincoln. Each student has an approved programme of research during which specialist knowledge of a field is acquired and research skills are developed. The part-time option is ideal if you are currently employed in the industry and wish to study for a higher degree.
The research group has a wide experience in food science and technology, which it applies with direct industry links. Past and recent grants for research have been obtained from regional and national bodies.
The main areas of expertise are:
Food microbiology and safety Food chemistry (meat, fish, cereals) Food manufacturing systems (lean manufacturing, packaging, automation) Food process engineering (process modelling) New product development and sensory sciences Food quality and safety systems.