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Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing


The research undertaken in this Theme will lexamine how the performance of our food and drink sector can be enhanced; what a healthy sustainable diet looks like and how this can be encouraged; and the role of short food supply networks within the broader challenge of ensuring food security in Scotland.

Work Packages

The Work Packages within this Theme are:

Financial Allocation

2017-2018: £9.1m

MRP Theme Co-ordinator

Professor Julian Mercer, The University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health (RINH)


Full tender document (pdf file)