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we are looking for research assistants for a project; 

Food consumption in Europe in 2030: Trends, Possibilities and Aspirations.


This Project is suitable for elective studies, innovation project, or as work placement and is set to happen between 2021 spring until fall. Everyone who is a second-degree student can apply no matter their degree or what they study. The work and interviews are to be done remotely, so you can join this project from everywhere.

Would you like to conduct research on how food consumption will change by 2030 and examine what the most important changes will be? This project is trying to explore questions like; will meat consumption continue to reduce among generation Z, or will community values surpass food culture in Europe. The fundamental goal of this project is to develop and gain understanding of what food culture will be in 2030 from the perspective of the uprising generation.


Information will be collected from a diverse range of platforms such as social media posts, studies and academic material. Other media will also be used such as blogs, YouTube videos and podcasts. In addition to collecting information, there will be opportunities to interview professionals and activists within the industry.

The project will end in September and you will have the flexibility to create your own schedule. Depending on how much time you spend on the project you can earn anywhere from 5-10 study point. Please note, this must be individually approved and organized with your study coordinator. 27 hours of work is equivalent to 1 Study Credit. After the project, our research assistant will receive a digital diploma for their participation, and another for working with METES on the research project. You will have the opportunity to work with people from different cultures and background and we will hope to provide you with a unique experience, and most important have the opportunity to build a better tomorrow.

Your tasks could be:


-Reading and referencing studies.

-Going through and referencing articles, podcasts and YouTube videos. 

-Referencing study notes and organizing them.

-Creating interview questions.

-Executing and documentation of Interviews.

-Planning and executing E-mail interviews or remote interviews.

-Transcription of the interviews.

-Analyzing and reporting the interviews.


 Project management

- Reporting the projects phases and results in the report

- Content creation for The Lab’s website, blog and social media

- Participation in the final report


- Creating and mapping out new and creative possibilities for: Environment, Consumption of resources, division of food, nutrition, socioeconomic restrictions, and diet etc..

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