Dr James Makame (University of Pretoria, South Africa, from Zimbabwe)
James Makame is currently an Executive Member in ANSWER. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Consumer and Food Sciences, University of Pretoria, and has a PhD in Food Science. His research interests include child nutrition, sustainability in diets and food systems, health and nutrition across the life cycle, food processing, food chemistry/ biochemistry, meat science and technology, advanced sensory science, clinical sensory research, and food rheology. James is also interested in multidisciplinary research to solve complex food security issues and Public Health Problems such as diet-related non-communicable diseases. His other focus areas include the applications of sensory science for the characterization and optimisation of paediatric medicines and drugs for improved adherence, to promote good health and well-being in children and other demographic patient groups.