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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.

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Open Days 2017

Find out why we're University of the Year - our open days are a chance to learn more about our courses, meet staff and students, and see facilities.

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Leeds top 5 for student experience

Leeds has been voted in the top five universities in the UK in the new Times Higher Education’s Student Experience Survey.

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Latest news

Professor Alan Mackie: Inaugural Lecture

Professor Alan Mackie wowed the crowd with his exceptional inaugural lecture, themed Food: Where Does it All Go? 

The event was opened by the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Steve Scott with the words: “The School of Food Science & Nutrition is a gem in the University.” 

Alan Mackie naturally took to the stage and presented an overview of his contribution to the Food Colloids field and highlighted his research interests.

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Food Colloids set to expand with new lectureships

The School is undergoing an exciting expansion which will enhance the research capacity and education quality.

With no plans to stop growing, the School is proud to announce the vacancies for two key Colloids appointments, one in Food Colloids and one in Food Biopolymers.

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Dr Anwesha Sarkar at the Final Conference of EU FP7 Project “OPTIFEL” at Paris

Dr Anwesha Sarkar, Lecturer in Food Colloids in the School of Food Science and Nutrition, gave a talk at the final conference of the EU OPTIFEL project held on 1st February 2017 in Paris on "Objective measurement of physical and oral capabilities of elderlies: Insights to design novel food textures".

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ASHA award for Professor Chen

Professor Jianshe Chen has received an "Outstanding Contributions in International Achievement" award from ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) for the work he started at Leeds on texture standardisation for dysphagia patients.

Well done Jianshe!

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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17th Food Colloids Conference, 8-11 April 2018
This biennial conference will next be held at the University of Leeds in 2018. The main theme will be 'Applications of Soft Matter Concepts'.

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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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