The Organisation for Vine and Wine is offering targeted research grants this year for postgraduate students to conduct research in a range of fields relating to wine. Grants are provided for projects of between 6-15 months.
The topics for this year are:
- Studies on resources and water balance in the wine sector (E.g. water footprinting).
- Trunk Diseases.
- Management and use of wine by-products.
- Climate change and vineyard management to control the grape’s sugar content.
- The use of non-Saccharomyces yeasts in winemaking
- Oenological tannins: scope, objectives and consequences in wine
- New alternative products for stabilization and storage of wine
- Nanotechnology in winemaking
- The role of standards and private standards in the organisation of the field of table grapes
- “Health and nutritional” labelling: State policies implemented, effectiveness of labelling policies with regard to public health, readability of labels by consumers
- Analysis of the cost production in the wine sector
In Safety and Health
- The effects of wine consumption on degenerative diseases
- Changes in consumer behaviour
Find more details here. Contact Jean-Claude Ruf (email@example.com), Scientific Coordinator at the International Organisation of Vine and Wine in France, to apply. Applications close 9th September 2015.