School of Food Science and Nutrition

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Processed meat linked to dementia

Research suggest eating processed meat could increase dementia risk

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Top 100

in the world for Food Science and Technology

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020


in the UK for Food Science

Complete University Guide 2021


of our research activity is

'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF

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The Global Food and Environment Institute is delighted to invite you to join our June 2021 webinar Seasonal workers across borders: farming needs, COVID-19 pandemic and immigration after Brexit.

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Our summer school is back for another year, catering for any Year 12 student with an interest in Business, Earth and Environment, Education, Geography, Law, Politics, Sociology and Social Policy. 

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Inspired by the success of recent online conferences, including BFDG2021 we have developed an afternoon of seminars on appetite, food intake and nutrition research based in Africa. 

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The Global Food and Environment Institute (GFEI) are delighted to invite you to join our July 2021 webinar ‘Preventing food waste while eating out'.

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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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