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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

Leeds Masters Scholarships

If you are applying for a postgraduate course for 2017 you may be eligible to apply for our £5,000 Leeds Masters Scholarships.

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Plant-based eating symposium

Free symposium for food science, nutrition and dietetic students and staff taking place 15 March.

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New Food Science and Nutrition Research Scholarships now available

3-year fee + maintenance project scholarships are available for UK, EU and International students. Projects start September 2017.

Application deadline 13 March 2017 ›

International Women’s Day event

Wednesday 8 March 2017 is International Women's Day, which celebrates the achievements of women globally. To mark the day, we are holding an event on the theme of “Women in Science”, featuring a panel discussion, 10 minute challenge, and talk from Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Helen Gleeson.

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Additionally, an International Women's Day special school seminar will be held on March 13

New spin-out firm tackles diet-related disease

Professor Janet Cade has founded a new company, Dietary Assessment Ltd, that will help track and analyse dietary intake.

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Food Science and Nutrition event a great success

The School of Food Science and Nutrition led a successful event at Weetwood Hall in January, where industry professionals and academics came together to network and discuss the role of fats in food and health.

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Student Izy Hossack wins 2016 YBF award for food sharing

The YBF awards celebrate new and emerging talent in the British food and drinks industry.

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