WELCOME to EMFOL
EM Food of Life Introductory Module, UAB 2014
Why focus on food?
1 billion hungry people
65% of the world's population live in countries where overweight
and obesity kills more people than underweight.
Why animal derived
foods?
Why Erasmus Mundus?
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EU Funding to support mobility
Joint (integrated) 2yr 120 ECTS master degree
• Award of double, multiple or joint degree
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At least 3 HEI: EU or 3C
Joint selection and admission
Obligatory mobility, usually studies taken at 2 sites
English-language teaching
EU Scholarships, 17 to 20 per intake
5 intake programme, 6 years in total
Why Erasmus Mundus?
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Double degree
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Recognized high quality programme
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International profile and community
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Scholarship
Why Erasmus Mundus?
So far, 82 students from 40 different countries….
….including 18 different countries in Europe
Why Erasmus Mundus?
Mobility encourages learning!
Why here?
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Cross-discipline Food Science and Animal Science
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UCPH, SLU Uppsala, HU Helsinki, UAB Barcelona
• NOVA funding enabled the application
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Associated partners for study periods
• Guelph, Lincoln, Banaras and Illinois (also Bristol and Madrid)
• Associated partners are NOT degree-awarding
Why here?
Mobility Track
• Short
• Year
1 week Introductory Module at UAB or HU
1 is 60 ECTS courses at KU or SLU
• Short
1 week Summer School at UAB or HU, 7.5 ECTS
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2 is 60 ECTS at another partner, ESS is part of this
• Year
2 will include a thesis as well as courses and 3 month study period option
• Minimum
requirements for both degrees must be fulfilled
Why Animal Science
and Food Science?
Why Animal Science
and Food Science?
Human Health
Animal
Science
Food
Science
Animal Health
Why Animal Science
and Food Science?
Unique
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Food Science and Animal Science
Health of Animals and Man
Animals as Producers and Consumers
Relevant
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Stable to Table
International context
Emerging issues
Quality of LIFE
Seed
Feed
Seed to Feed
Plate
Fate
Plate to Fate
EMFOL 21.8.10
Organic production
Global warming
Environment
Product/health balance
Muscle, milk quality
Animal
Meat, cheese quality
Food chain safety
Product
Ageing populations
Expanding affluence
Consumer
EMFOL 21.8.10
Why Animal Science
and Food Science?
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UCPH
• Muscle development and meat quality (milk also)
SLU
• Mammary gland function and milk quality (meat also)
HU
• Animal aspects of milk quality, food aspects of meat quality, Nordic
systems, cold climates
UAB
• Mediterranean production systems, hot climates, small ruminants, niche
products
Why a Community?
Why a Community?
• Community Site
• Kitchen Club
• Scholar Lectures
• Workshops
• Journal Club
• This is up to you to tell us!
Why an Introductory
Module?
Time
Tuesday 12th
Welcome
at Escola de Postgrau
9-10
Show and Tell
11-12
Intro to UC
12-13
Intro to UH
and UAB
Campus tour
15-16
Second
year
(intake 4)
students
arrive
Commission Meeting
Intro to
secretariat
16-17
Dinner
Hotel Campus
21.00-23.00
Intro to
ESS
Thesis
topics
Friday 15th
9:00-19:00
Excursion
to
dairy farms
in North
Catalonia
(Girona):
Organic dairy
farm producing
yogurt : “La
Selvatana”
(Campllong, GI)
Study in EU
Saturday 16th
Latitudes
Groupwork
Thesis
planning
and
critique
Latitudes presentations
Sunday 17th
Monday 18th
Scientific writing intro
First year
students
leave
Scientific writing
groupwork
KT
project
KT
project
Live in EU
Lunch
First Year
(intake 5) students
arrive
14-15
Evening
Thursday 14th
Intro to EMFOL
10-11
13-14
Wednesday 13th
Get together cocktail
Hotel Campus
21.00-23.00
Guest: Mediterranean
Production Systems
UC students:
Production Around the
World
Intro to
Latitudes
Free
Intro to SLU
Dairy goat farm
producing
artisanal cheese
“Mas Huguet”
(Tarradelles, GI)
Thesis
critiques
Scientific writing
presentations
KT
project
Around the world: My
Country
“How to”
thesis
Barcelona Sightseeing
18.00-19.00
Joint dinner in Barcelona
Restaurant “Taberna Gallega”
(Port Olimpic)
21.00-24.00
KT project
presentations
Why a Summer School?
Why be proud?
• Several hundred applicants each year
• 12 students in this intake
• You are the fifth and final intake
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Introduction to EMFOL - Food Animal BioSciences