Soja de Portugal sponsors three scholarships in IJUP 2014 program – Multidisciplinary Projects for the encouragement of Introduction to Research at the University of Porto.
Themes approved in the 2014 edition
New monitoring strategies of the main compounds responsible for malodours in animal by-products.
Study on the potential for reduction of acidity in rendered animal fats.
Application of microwave-assisted extraction (MAE) coupled to hydrophilic interaction chromatography (HILIC) for the analysis of antibiotics in animal foodstuff.
These projects closed during 2016 and resulted in seven Master theses, one lecture and five posters presented at scientific meetings. Furthermore, several scientific articles are still being drafted for publication.
Themes approved in the 2012 edition
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of aquaculture ingredients.
L-tryptophan as a tool to mitigate stressful conditions in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax).
Carob seed germ meal as a partial fish meal substitute in diets for meagre (Argyrosomus regius): growth and health status.
These projects closed during 2014 and resulted in two Master theses, three lectures and a poster presented at scientific meetings. Furthermore, several scientific articles are still being drafted for publication.