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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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Latest news

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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Welcome to our new Associate Professor
This month we welcome Dr. J Bernadette Moore, Associate Professor of Obesity, to our School.  As part of her longstanding interest in obesity, Bernadette’s current research is focused on characterizing the molecular basis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). 

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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 ›