26 April 2016

IFST Young Scientist Competition 2016 - Midlands Branch

Organised by:

SCI's Food Group and the IFST

University of Teeside

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Successful applicants for this annual competition will be invited to present their work at the University of Teeside on 13 April 2016. They will be judged on the quality of the scientific content, originality, innovation, industrial applications and effective communication their presentations.

Day 1 - 13th April 2016

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Venue and Contact

University of Nottingham

Tees Valley

Erin Taylor

+44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: e.taylor@ifst.org

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Additional Info


  • £200 First Prize
  • £25 for each student making a presentation
  • Mystery Audience Prize
  • SCI/IFST membership

How to Enter

Applicants are required to submit an abstract no longer than 150 words on current work or a recently completed food-related project from areas such as Food Science, Food Technology and Human Nutrition; as well as other areas that help our understanding of foods (such as Sensory Science; Food Management; Food Consumer Behavior.)

The closing date for all submissions is 30 March 2016.

Please visit www.ifst.org/communities-students/competitions-and-awards to download a copy of the entry form.


  • The undergraduate competition is open to all first, second, third and final year students. The subject and presentation does not have to be taken from their dissertation: it can be taken from a piece of coursework or work experience.
  • The postgraduate competition is open to all current postgraduate students and also to 'early-career' postgraduates. All entrants (post-graduate students or 'early-career' food professionals) to this category must be within three years of graduating from their first degree.