Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Addressing micronutrient deficiencies associated with the double burden of childhood malnutrition in China, a combined food system framework BBSRC 1 February 2020 30 January 2023
LubSat European Research Council (ERC) 1 November 2017 31 October 2022
Coagulation towards remediation and sensing of microfiber pollutants in freshwater and marine environment using structurally and functionally modified biopolymers Marie Curie International Fellowship 1 November 2020 31 October 2022
Safeguarding milpa-polyculture system for the development of sustainable agricultural practices and functional foods: a bioeconomics approach Newton Fund 17 February 2021 17 July 2022
AquaLub European Research Council (ERC) 1 May 2020 30 April 2022

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Enhancing the bacterial anti-quorum effect by using chitosan based nanoencapsulation of 1,3-di-m- tolylurea and fluoride against dental caries pathogen Streptococcus mutans Newton Fund 1 March 2019 31 August 2021
Mapping the Production-Consumption Gap, Health Outcomes and Potential Circular Economy of the Leeds Food System University of Leeds ‘Pump Priming for Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives’ 4 November 2019 4 May 2021
Optimising the FIT Food online game app to promote the acquisition of skills and knowledge in nutrition and healthy food choice behaviours among users ESRC 1 October 2020 31 March 2021
Community-led, nutrition-sensitive agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa 1 September 2019 1 March 2021
UK-China Agritech Challenge- CITRUSAFE BBSRC, Innovate UK, Newton Fund, Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology 1 February 2019 31 January 2021
OptiFEl EU FP7 1 September 2013 28 February 2017
Plant sterols as modifiers of oxysterol metabolism in triple negative breast cancer relapse 1 October 2017 ongoing
Optimization and demonstration of a sustainable bioprocess for extraction of value-added food supplements and ingredients from crustacean waste resource (TAMFI) Innovate UK 01/11/2019 31/10/2021
Cholesterol metabolism as a functional biomarker of triple negative breast cancer relapse 1 January 2017 open