Oxford Food Research Highlights

Food research covers a wide range of topics and academic fields at Oxford University and these Food Research Highlights give you an idea of the breadth of research being carried out here.

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Lee Sweetlove’s research group studies the regulation and engineering of plant metabolic networks, which could lead to improvements in food crops, such as increased yields or enhanced flavour.

Professor Jane Langdale, Dr Steve Kelly and colleagues are part of an international research consortium working towards a step change improvement in the yield of rice.

Professor Charles Godfray’s group, co-lead with Dr Ailsa McLean, uses the pea aphid, an important insect pest, as a model system to investigate questions in evolution and ecology.