School of Food Science and Nutrition

Nutrition Society Conference

Registration is now open for the Nutrition Society Conference: Getting energy balance right

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Nutrition Society Conference at the University of Leeds
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Ranked 2nd in the Guardian university league tables 2018

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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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New research charts vitamin D levels and variations in genes that determine…

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Professor Alan MacKie

Professor Alan Mackie has been awarded £239k from the European Food Safety…

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Healthy food, food science and nutrition, diet affecting menopause.

Leeds has conducted the first UK study examining the relationship between…

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Food Colloids Conference, at the University of Leeds, Parkinson Court.

The biennial conference saw an estimated 300 delegates from 30 nations across…

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One of the best ways to get a feel for our campus is by coming to one of our open days.

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Assessing health burdens from aflatoxin exposure in Tanzania food system

To bring together international experts to review progress and summary findings of the HEFCE GCRF aflatoxin project assessing health burdens of aflatoxin in Tanzania food system.

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Speakers will provide their perspectives on the effects of dietary factors, physical activity, epigenetics and the gut microbiome on energy balance during this three day conference.

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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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