Resources for Students

Research effectively at university

As a student, you need to do lots of information research for your assignments and end-of-year thesis, so you want to make sure you're researching effectively and using information you can trust. 

Check out our resources and tools, designed to help you understand and undertake these activities. 

Get involved with the food community

We recently established our first ever student advisory board, to help us understand and meet the needs of students in food and related areas. We are looking for students at any stage of their studies, who show a particular enthusiasm for their current studies and future careers in the food community. Find out more and apply

Build your understanding of literature reviews and how to plan and carry out your literature searches

80% of students told us they feel concerned about carrying out literature reviews. If you can relate, check out our Guide to learn about literature reviews and why they are important.

"I found helpful information in the literature search guide which helped me to find many food science articles relevant to my honours project."Asgiri Jayasekara, Student, University of Adelaide

Use the right tool for your literature searches

Quickly observe relevant, reliable research with FSTA, the database that is all about food. Check out our training resources for tips to help you get the best results.

Make sure that your journal sources are reputable

If you need to check, use our Journal Recommendation Service. Every journal in the JRS has gone through FSTA's quality checks, so you can be confident it is peer-reviewed and not predatory.

Build your understanding of literature reviews and how to plan and carry out your literature searches

80% of students told us they feel concerned about carrying out literature reviews. If you can relate, check out our Guide to learn about literature reviews and why they are important.

"I found helpful information in the literature search guide which helped me to find many food science articles relevant to my honours project."Asgiri Jayasekara, Student, University of Adelaide

Use the right tool for your literature searches

Quickly observe relevant, reliable research with FSTA, the database that is all about food. Check out our training resources for tips to help you get the best results.

Make sure that your journal sources are reputable

If you need to check, use our Journal Recommendation Service. Every journal in the JRS has gone through FSTA's quality checks, so you can be confident it is peer-reviewed and not predatory.