Award for cross-disciplinary academic researches on food
The F&BKP likes to draw your attention to the Premio Daniel Carasso. This international award is for a scientist with new ideas to develop sustainable food and diets.
The Premio Daniel Carasso is looking for scientists who are working on innovative and realistic approaches through cross-disciplinary researches in order to develop “sustainable food and diets for long-term human health”. It is an international award of the Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation that is named after the founder of Danone in France and Dannon Co. in the US. The award winner receives an amount of €100,000 and becomes the Foundation’s ambassador until the next Premio comes around.
The Premio is open to scientists working in fundamental or applied research in nutrition, food studies, food technology and sciences, agriculture, agronomy, fishing and fish-farming, agro-ecology, ecology, biodiversity, environmental sciences, sociology, anthropology, economics, farming food nutrition policy and all other subjects related to sustainable food.
Applications can be submitted online in English from April 1 to June 30, 2014. To apply and for more information see www.fondationcarasso.org/en/premio-daniel-carasso-0.
Research work submitted should:
- Contribute to the emergence of sustainable food system;
- Incorporate at least 2 of the 4 pillars of sustainability that are environment, society, economics and nutrition;
- Combine different disciplines and bring together previously separate fields of enquiry;
- Enjoy international recognitions. The applicants should have written widely about their work in international and national reviews (at least five publication) and have spoken at international scientific events.