School of Food Science and Nutrition

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Ranked 2nd in the Guardian university league tables 2018

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Link to Leeds gives you the opportunity to talk directly to some of our current students

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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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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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Link to Leeds

Link to Leeds is a fantastic opportunity to talk to students about life in…

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The University of Leeds has signed an agreement with Dietary Assessment Ltd…

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The School of Food Science and Nutrition have announced two groundbreaking…

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The University is to receive £6 million in funding for additional PhD places…

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This biennial conference will next be held at the University of Leeds in 2018. 

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The Astbury Conversation is designed to give an insight into life in molecular detail.

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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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