School of Food Science and Nutrition

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Improving the nutritional quality of baby food

A nutritional survey of baby food on sale in Europe has shown that a significant number of products contain high sugar levels that contradict World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations.

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Caffeine in pregnancy

This research, led by Professor Janet Cade, was a Caffeine and Reproductive Health (CARE) study to determine the safe upper limit of caffeine consumption in pregnancy

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An ultrasound scan of a pregnancy, as examined by Leeds researchers
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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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1st

in the UK for Food Science and Nutrition

Complete University Guide 2020

Top 100

in the world for Food Science and Technology

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019

1st

in the UK for Food Science and Nutrition

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

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Lubsat

The highly interdisciplinary €1.5 million European Research Council (ERC)…

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child being spoon fed

nutritional survey of baby food on sale in Europe has shown that a…

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Edible insects

Edible insects could be a key ingredient to avoiding a global food crisis,…

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Dragon's den bug bites

The annual Dragons Den event sponsored by Marks & Spencer took place with…

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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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