School of Food Science and Nutrition

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Research suggest eating processed meat could increase dementia risk

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in the world for Food Science and Technology

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in the UK for Food Science

Complete University Guide 2021


of our research activity is

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Faculty of Environment Partnership Awards 2021

The Faculty of Environment Partnership Awards is an annual event to give…

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Eating processed meat has been linked with an increased risk of developing…

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Celebrating women of achievement 2021

Three academics from across the Faculty of Environment were this week…

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Pint of Science is returning to Leeds to provide a space for researchers and members of the public to come together & chat about research in a relaxed environment, outside of mysterious laboratories!

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Our undergraduate Virtual Open Days will take place online between 12–19 June 2021. This is your chance to discover why Leeds is a great place to live and learn.

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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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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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