Welcome to the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Food Studies

  • About the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Food Studies.
  • Learn about our Editorial Board.
  • Browse the growing collection of summary articles submitted by authors in advance of their full article.
  • We are in the process of commissioning articles on a range of topics.

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Letter from the editor

What's New to the OREs

In January 2024, 88 full new articles, 7 revised articles, and 12 summary articles, spread across 21 subjects, were published on the Oxford Research Encylopedias platform.

Find out more about the newest discipline to be added: the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Food Studies.

One More Encyclopedia Available via Subscription and Perpetual Access

On January 30, after a successful free period during development, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Physics has been made available via subscription and perpetual access to libraries and institutions worldwide.

Browse all ORE physics articles

Development process

Find out more about how an Oxford Research Encyclopedia is developed, from the appointment of an Editor in Chief through to the publication of articles online.

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Become a part of our international community of scholars in developing this new comprehensive collection of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on Food Studies.

Why the Oxford Research Encyclopedia?

With today’s overabundance of information, and misinformation, students and researchers alike can be overwhelmed in identifying what’s trustworthy, what’s up-to-date, and what’s accurate.

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