School of Food Science and Nutrition
in the world for Food Science and Technology
ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022
in the UK for Nutrition and Food Science
Guardian University Guide 2024
'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'
Submitted research outputs - REF 2021
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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