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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

Alumni Networking Event

Thursday 22 September, 6-9 pm
Join us for an evening of social and professional networking, with old friends, current students and staff.

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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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Come along to one of our Undergraduate Open Days to find out about our exciting courses. 

Latest news

Ranked 1st in The Guardian 2017 League Tables 
We are thrilled that we have been ranked in first place in The Guardian 2017 League Tables. The rankings are based on a variety of measures including student satisfaction, graduate prospects and student:staff ratio. The full league tables can be found here.

Inspirational Teaching Award 2016 
Congratulations to Dr David Hauton for winning the Inspirational Teaching Award at the Annual LUU Partnership Award Ceremony. Very well deserved!

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WHO Collaborating Centre 
The School has been selected by the World Health Organization (WHO) to become the first WHO Collaborating Centre in Nutritional Epidemiology. 


Food Colloids Conference 
The Food Colloid and Processing Group was strongly represented at the 16th Food Colloids Conference organized by Wageningen University in the Netherlands 11 – 13 April 2016.

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Non-invasive sensing for food reassurance
Consumers and governments are increasingly interested in the safety, authenticity and quality of food commodities. This has driven attention towards non-invasive sensing techniques used for rapid analysing these commodities.

A paper published in the Royal Society of Chemistry Analyst journal provides an overview of the state of the art in, and available alternatives for, food assurance based on non-invasive sensing techniques.

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