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Recognising our work in providing equality for women in mathematics and science.

Science that is concerned with our health and wellbeing

Food science and nutrition students in the lab

Broaden your horizons

As part of your studies at Leeds you will have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge outside your main degree subject through our Discovery Modules.

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Food Science Summer School

Our Summer School aims to give young scientists an idea of how exciting Food Science can be, opening their eyes to this science subject which affects everyone on a daily basis.

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Latest news

Top 10 food blogs to watch in 2016
Food Science and Nutrition student Izy Hossack is About Time’s number one food blog. Izy’s food blog ‘Top with Cinnamon’ started when she was 15, and she published her first book in 2014.

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Leeds signs Memorandum of Understanding with Jiangsu University (JSU)
The two universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a recent visit from JSU’s President Yuan Shouqi to establish a joint research centre for food reassurance, which will seek to accelerate the development and application of food safety and sensing technologies and solutions. Read more ›

International Lecture Invitation for Dr Anwesha Sarkar
Dr Anwesha Sarkar, Lecturer in Food Colloids, was invited to give a keynote speech at the “Food for Elderly International Conference” at Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China on "Eating capability of elderly subjects in UK and Spain: a quantitative assessment". Read more ›

Researchers attend Euro Food Chem XVIII Conference
Dr Joanne Maycock (Lecturer in Food Chemistry) was one of a group of Leeds researchers that attended the Euro Food Chem XVIII conference in Madrid in October. The subject of the conference was “Upcoming Challenges in Food Science” where future trends in food related sciences were discussed. Read more ›