Robert has research activities in monographing Ipomoea, the genus which includes sweet potato, and specifically identifying Crop Wild Relatives of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas).
Oxford Food Research Network
Our network of food researchers spans a large number of departments and institutes at Oxford University. Since our definition of the food system is broad, so is the range of research interests covered by our network.
We are aware that we have not yet contacted everyone at the University with an interest in food research. If you are a researcher at Oxford, and would like to be involved in this food research network, please get in touch.
Researchers with the Environmental Research Doctoral Training Partnership logo are supervisors on this training programme.
Adrian Smith’s research focuses on understanding the basis of immunity to infection, including the study of immune mechanisms that operate in birds and mammals.
Andrew Smith’s research is focused on the investigation of the molecular basis of plant adaptations to drought, salinity and metals.
Charles' research looks at the role of attention in multisensory perception, including sensory perception of food.
Prof. John Stein FRCP, FMedSci studies the link between impaired visuomotor control and nutrition, in particular omega 3 fish oils.
David's research integrates political economy and public health.
Lee’s research aims to increase our understanding of regulation of flux through plant metabolic networks and to exploit this knowledge for engineering increased yield and quality of crops and for increased production of useful metabolic end-products.
Jonathan's research focuses on the role of nutrition on cognitive health.
Jeremy’s research focuses on understanding the factors that determine change in species’ abundance, distributions and specializations.
Tom’s research interests are in the sustainability and local management of indigenous food systems.
Lindsay’s research interests focus on how and why plant species differ from one another and what the consequences are for ecosystems.
Stanley's research interests centre on the biocultural ecology of human populations past and present, and nutritional anthropology.
Paul researches the interplay between environmental management of major problems such as climate change and pollution control and the development and application of new mathematical techniques for modelling environmental systems.
Kremlin joined the British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention (BHF CPNP) in 2009 to work on the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and associated risk factors.
Kathy's research interests focus on biodiversity responses to environmental change and the dynamic processes of species and their interactions with the environment over a range of timescales.
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