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

It’s official. We’re University of the Year.

Food science and nutrition students in the lab

Open Days 2017

Our open days are a chance to learn about our courses, meet students, and see facilities.

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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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Clearing 2017

We have places available in clearing. Check our vacancies online. 

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STEM Careers Fair

Monday 23 October

Our STEM Careers Fair provides a great opportunity for employers and students to engage. 

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Latest News

Dragons Den Burns Brightly!

The annual Dragons’ Den MSc team project ended brightly on Wednesday.

Kruncheese was announced the Dragon’s winner, an innovative crunchy soft sweet cheese, that beat out competition from Protein Pizza and Twinkle Cookie!

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Students in South Africa supporting GAGA-UK

The School offered students a life changing opportunity to head to South Africa to help GAGA UK, whose mission is to generate growth for African children and communities devastated by HIV-AIDS and poverty, through the goodwill of people in the UK and elsewhere.

This trip allowed students to experience Nutrition in a developing country. 

Read the full account from student Esther Koh ›

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.