12 May 2016

SCI Young Researchers in Agri-Food 2016: Food Quality and Sustainability from Plough to Plate

Organised by:

SCI's Agrisciences Group and SCI's Food Group

University of Reading, Reading UK

Registration Closed

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This event is for early career scientists working in agricultural, environmental, food and other relevant sciences contributing to our food supply. It is also for all those interested in learning about progress and meeting new talent in agri-food sciences.

  • Experience presenting to a multidisciplinary audience
  • Raise your profile, build networks, find ideas and inspiration
  • Hone your career skills
Contributions are expected from a wide range of disciplines such as agronomy, animal physiology and nutrition, environmental sciences, molecular biology, food sciences, analytical chemistry, flavour and sensory science. This meeting will also focus on career development with a keynote presentation by Libby Good, ATP Business Development Manager at the University of Reading.
Venue and Contact




Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Early bird fees before Friday 11 March 2016

GB£45 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Student Member 
GB£65 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Student Non-Member

Standard fees after Friday 11 March 2016

GB£65 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Student Member 
GB£85 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Student Non-Member

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Booking Process/Deadlines

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CPD Info

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Additional Info

Call for papers and posters

PhD students and first post-docs wishing to present have three options:

  • Oral paper (20 minutes)
  • Poster (A0: 1189 mm x 841 mm, portrait)
  • Poster plus flash presentation (5 slides, 5 minutes)
Anyone wishing to present a poster is encouraged to submit a one-page, 300 word (max.) abstract to Dr Jade Owen by Friday 11 March 2016
Oral presentation slots are limited and will be allocated to achieve a balanced programme. Topics for presentations in any format may be results, reviews or plans.Prizes will be awarded, focusing on quality of science and clarity of communication. Download an abstract template here.


Please click here to view the event flyer.

Exhibition and Sponsorship

Exhibition and sponsorship opportunities are available. If you are interested in exhibiting at this event or in sponsorship opportunities, please contact clarice.williams@soci.org for further information and costs.