School of Food Science and Nutrition

1st in the UK

Ranked 1st in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide and the Guardian University league tables 2019

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Hydrocolloids Symposium

Join us on Thursday 12th September for the 4th UK Hydrocolloids Symposium – From Food to Bioprocessing

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Hydrocolloids Symposium
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Helping the anti-parasitic medicine go down

Scientists have developed a new way to deliver anti-parasitic medicines more efficiently

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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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Students in Food Science lab

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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PG student

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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Research student in food

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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Faculty partnership awards

School of Food Science & Nutrition takes home 7 out of 12 Partnership…

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Engineering and Physical Sciences employability team

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Employability Team have been named one…

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​​​​​​​Academics from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical…

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Research finds that CNCs as insoluble fibre, may have benefits in terms of…

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Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at Leeds.

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Students walking through campus at University of Leeds

Our open days are a great way to discover more about your desired subject area, our fantastic facilities on campus, and life at Leeds.

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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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