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20 Dez 2017 Thesis project position (Bachelor, Master or project work) or internship
on the topic: „Integration of environmental and nutritional properties of food: designing more sustainable diets“

In order to strengthen our team in the "Food Data Group", we are looking for a student to create her/his thesis (starting date ideally January / February 2018)

Thesis project position (Bachelor, Master or project work) or internship

on the topic: „Integration of environmental and nutritional properties of food: designing more sustainable diets“


Indication of “healthy” and “sustainable” food is linked to multiple aspects of food production and consumption. The need to indicate more sustainable qualities of food in relation to their nutritional profile is becoming vital for the determination of future paths for food development and consumption. For this reason it is necessary to assess the environmental impact of food products in relation to their direct health impacts. The details of the project are discussed in further consultation.

We offer the possibility of carrying a 6 to 12-month project in the field of sustainability management in an innovative and exciting environment.

Areas of responsibility
  • System (Life Cycle) thinking
  • Ability to perform a cost-benefit analysis and similar models
  • Support in environmental impact assessments and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Defining nutritional determinants to measure in LCA
Your profile
  • Agriculture, Food Science and Technology, Nutrition Science, Environmental Engineering and similar study programs
  • Education in nutrition is a plus
  • Self-dependent, committed and able to work in a team
  • Very good English and German knowledge

Contact person
Are you interested?

We are looking forward to receiving your completed application details, email preferred. Please state your earliest start date for employment.


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