School of Food Science and Nutrition
in the world for Food Science and Technology
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in the UK for Food Science
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of our research activity is
'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF
Research and innovation
Our research tackles major and emerging problems in food science and nutrition. We are recognised as world-leaders in food colloids and diet and health. We apply fundamental scientific principles to address issues of food quality, safety and sustainability, diet quality and consumer behaviour, from food production to the consumer’s plate.
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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.
Wednesday 16 June 2021, 12:00 - 12:40More on Seasonal workers across borders: farming needs, COVID-19 and immigration
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.
Monday 28 June 2021 - Friday 2 July 2021More on Summer School: Preparing for COP26 – How can we save the climate