Now available on this site, a database of FTIR spectra of foods and ingredients collected over the past decade of food analysis at IFR. All spectra are stored as downloadable pictures in .png format and can be freely re-used (Creative Commons terms).
The ASU regularly hosts undergraduates from Oxford University via the summer internship scheme. Read about some of our previous students' experiences here. Applications for 2015 open soon.
The ASU have teamed up with Oxford Instruments to develop a fast, cheap alternative to DNA testing as a means of distinguishing horse meat from beef.Because horses and cattle have different digestive systems, the fat components of the two meats have different fatty acid compositions, as the team