School of Food Science and Nutrition

Our reputation

Ranked 2nd in the Guardian university league tables 2018

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Gold rating for teaching excellence

The University of Leeds has achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework

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Food colloids conference

Registration and abstract submission is now open for the Food Colloids conference: application of soft matter concepts

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Anwesha Sarkar
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School of Food Science and Nutrition

We are globally renowned for our teaching and research across the whole spectrum of food, from the molecular level to how food affects our body and how our diet is influencing our health. The world-leading work of our three research groups feeds directly into our teaching, which means you’ll learn about the latest developments in your subject from world-class academics.

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There are lots of opportunities for you to work alongside our academics and get involved in research, so you’ll see first-hand how knowledge is created.

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An undergraduate food science student at the University of Leeds

Our courses will not only increase your technical and academic knowledge, but also develop the key transferable skills much valued by employers.

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A food science masters degree student at the University of Leeds

You will develop excellent relationships with your supervisors and their passion and support will inspire you to explore, question and discover.

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The University of Leeds is set to become a partner of The Alan Turing…

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Sir William Henry Bragg Building

The University is to name a key building in its £96m investment in…

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Dr. Anwesha Sarkar from the School of Food Science and Nutrition

Dr Anwesha Sarkar was successful in receiving a Leeds Research Mobility Award…

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engineering and physics

The University’s ambitious plans for advancing engineering and physical…

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Our next postgraduate open day is on Friday 2 February 2018. Bookings will open in autumn 2017.

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This biennial conference will next be held at the University of Leeds in 2018. The main theme will be 'Applications of Soft Matter Concepts'.

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented students through a range of services.

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We seek to put food science and nutrition research into action through collaborative partnerships with industry.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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