Dr Bukola Onarinde - Academic Contact
Dr Bukola Onarinde has over 10 years of experience of industrial research collaboration on projects funded by IUK, BBSRC, FSA, Research England Development Fund, ERDF, food industries, retailers, and international organisations. Bukola has conducted research in collaboration with industries processing/manufacturing fresh produce, mushroom, potatoes, meat, savoury snacks, bakery products, canned foods, nuts and seeds and food processing equipment. Bukola's research interests lie in the area of food safety, food microbiology, molecular biology, supply chain appraisal, food analysis, food chemistry, and food product reformulation.Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
Welcome to MSc by Research Food Science
Where You Will Study
The National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) is a satellite campus based 50 miles from Lincoln in the heart of the UK’s largest food manufacturing cluster. Students are able to benefit from these close links to industry and outstanding specialist food facilities. Please note that the The NCFM campus does not have residential facilities and our postgraduate students tend to find their own accommodation locally.
How You Study
Research Areas and Topics
The flexible nature of this Master's provides students with the opportunity to undertake research in an area that interests them or is relevant to their current employment.
NCFM's research expertise include food chemistry, microbiology, product development, quality and safety systems, food manufacturing robotics and automation, sustainability, and technical management.
Research conducted by postgraduate students in the Centre has had practical applications in improving safety, quality, and efficiency in food manufacturing. Previous research project areas have included food safety and quality assurance, sensory analysis, packaging systems, food manufacturing technologies, resource efficiency, process automation, and robotic applications.
Further insight into research conducted at NCFM can be found at: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/holbeach/re-search/.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2022-23
How to Apply and Interviews
To apply for this course you will need to submit an application through our online application system:
As part of the application process for the MSc by Research Food Science you will be invited for a 20-30 minute interview to discuss your academic background, your chosen research project topic, and any questions you may have.
Postgraduate Research Enrolment
To support your experience within the postgraduate research community, new students are encouraged to enrol in October, February, or May. In addition to meeting peers across the University who are starting their research programme at the same time, there is access to a central training programme designed around the first three months of study, and targeted support aligned to each stage of the postgraduate research journey. Alternative enrolment dates may be agreed with your supervisor on an individual basis.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Research at Lincoln
Our research themes cover a unique set of areas, reflecting our role as a civic university and our aspirations to become thought leaders.
There are opportunites to get involved in exciting research projects by applying for a studentship.
Supporting your Research
Support is available across the University, offering a friendly, creative, and academically challenging research environment.