Delivering better health through integrated research


Nutrition and Health Professional Conference

The Dairy Council is hosting a conference for nutrition and health professionals on 27th April at W5, Belfast. The conference will focus on new developments in nutrition science and practice, including those in relation to dairy foods, and will be chaired by Professor Sean Strain from Ulster University. The University of Reading will be represented by Professor Ian Givens, highlighting the research progress about the sustainable diets for health. Read more

BBSRC, EPSRC, MRC, ESRC – Priming Food Partnerships Event

Professor Ian Givens has been invited to join the Priming Food Partnerships Event on the 15th March in Birmingham, having the opportunity to speak about the impacts of existing food, nutrition and health. Addressing the serious public health and environmental consequences of modern diets on a global population will require changes to our food system. These changes must be both sustainable and health-promoting: a challenge that requires a deeper understanding of the complex relationships between food nutrition and health alongside recognition for sustainable use of raw materials and energy. Players from both large and small organisations within the food sector are invited to work together with academics to design collaborative, pre-competitive research projects. Research will underpin the ultimate aim of improving healthy nutrition for all. Read more