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Open Days 2017

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Latest News

Scrutinising sugary drink interventions

Nutritionists in the School of Food Science and Nutrition have conducted the first comprehensive review of efforts designed to reduce how many sugary drinks we consume, finding some success in changing younger people’s habits but warning they cannot be the only way to cut consumption.

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School Labs win big for sustainability!

The School laboratories have won no fewer than 4 Sustainability awards ranging from the Platinum Plus award for the Teaching Laboratories (Food Analytical lab and Food Technology lab) to the Bronze award for the Food Biochemistry Research Laboratories. 

Working across 28 separate categories of criteria to be marked against, the awards signify an impressive milestone for the School, who are now the only School in the University to have both teaching labs at the Platinum Plus level.

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Leeds moves up in Complete University Guide 2018

Food Science and Nutrition at Leeds has moved up to 2nd place in the latest Complete University Guide, and the University of Leeds has climbed 2 places.

The School of Food Science and Nutrition was already ranked within the UK's top 3, and the move up to 2nd place further cements our position as one of the best places in the country to study.

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Food Science & Nutrition Scholarship available. 

Dr Arwen Tyler has an unmissable opportunity available for a fully funded PhD Scholarship (Home/EU rate) on Lipid-based nanoparticles for controlled release of bioactives.

This is a rolling deadline until the position is filled

Project start date September 2017.