International Network of Food Data Systems (INFOODS)
 

INFOODS Awards

Nevin Scrimshaw Award (exists since 2009)

Criteria

  • Distinguished scientist in the field of nutrition (or closely related field), who has devoted much of his/her career to the topic of food composition
  • Has made significant achievements in food composition at global level
  • Made significant contribution on food composition and related issues in developing countries

Recipients

 

2009

  • Nevin Scrimshaw for his great achievements in nutrition and food composition and as founder of INFOODS

2011

  • Heather Greenfield for co-authoring the Greenfield and Southgate book (known as the bible for food composition), her long drive for high quality food composition data, her work in developing countries and for having organized the 1st IFDC in Sydney in 1993

2013

  • Prapasri Puwastien for her achievements in ASEANFOODS and advancing analytical quality including the production of reference material and the conduction of proficiency testing

2015

  • Ruth Charrondiere for her global achievements in capacity development, developing new food composition guidelines and databases and strengthening the INFOODS network

Greenfield Southgate Lecture at International Food Data Conferences (since 2011)

Criteria

  • Distinguished scientist in the field of nutrition (or closely related field), who has made outstanding contributions to the topic of food composition
  • Has a significant publication record
  • Can provide insightful and/or innovative perspectives to the discipline

Recipients

 

2011

  • Barbara Burlingame: Saving the Planet – Sustainable Diets, Biodiversity and Food Composition

2013 

  • Paul Finglas: Advances in Food Composition Research and New Applications for Food Composition Data in Europe and Future Trends.

2015

  • Late Joanne Holden delivered by Pamela Pehrsson: Keeping Pace with Emerging Trends in Food Composition Research and Database Applications

INFOODS Success Stories Awards (since 2015)

The INFOODS Success Story award recognizes significant achievements of individuals or groups in the implementation of food composition activities such as:

  • Significant analytical programs
  • Significant advocacy
  • New food composition tables or databases, tools or guidelines
  • Capacity building and education.

In 2015, on an exceptional basis all submitted success stories received an award due to difficulties to designate one success story per regional data centre. Therefore, the following projects and individuals received the award for their food composition activities:

  

Last update: 17-02-2016 16:27