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The Institute for Global Food Security

This course was developed by Professor Chris Elliot and a team of educators from The Institute for Global Food Security, (IGFS) Queen’s University Belfast.

We have provided you with a short bio of some of the educators and food safety experts who work within the Institute.

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Professor Chris Elliott QUB profile
Professor Irene Grant QUB profile
Dr. Mark Mooney QUB profile
  • Chris Elliot is Professor of Food Safety at Queen’s University Belfast, founder of the Institute for Global Food Security and Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor Medicine, Health and Life Science.

  • Irene Grant is Professor in Microbiology and Food Safety at Queen’s University Belfast.

  • Dr. Mark Mooney is Programme Coordinator for Food Safety Distance Learning and Onsite MSc courses at QUB.

Other food safety experts, who developed content for this course and who previously worked in IGFS include:

  • Dr. Yun Yun Gong
  • Dr. Geraldine Cuskelly

Global recognition in research

The Institute for Global Food Security aims to play a major role in delivering safe, sustainable and authentic food to the world’s population, and has become globally recognised for its excellence in research.

To find out more about the cutting edge research that IGFS conducts please read here.

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Tackling Global Food Safety

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