DELIVERING BETTER HEALTH THROUGH INTEGRATED RESEARCH

NEWS & EVENTS

An address by Professor Julie Lovegrove to the Pakistan Nutrition Society Conference

Professor Julie Lovegrove, Director of the Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition at the University of Reading and President of the Nutrition Society recently attended the Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetics Society 1st International Conference on NCDs opened by the President of Pakistan, His Excellency Arif Alvi. Julie delivered a welcome address highlighting the challenges of NCDs and the opportunities for future collaboration with the Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetics Society. (more…)

How do you provide healthy, sustainable food for world of the future?

We are very pleased to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding was signed today, 14th November between the IFNH and ICRISAT (International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics). This new partnership will facilitate collaborative research focused on tackling how crops will provide a healthy and sustainable diet for future generations that face multiple challenges including climate change and growing worldwide obesity. Please see the press release http://www.reading.ac.uk/news-and-events/releases/PR830792.aspx

IFNH Annual Forum Event 30th October

After another successful year of activity, the IFNH recently celebrated its 2nd annual Forum. The events theme of ‘Influencing Behaviour Change’ focused on research and development activities the University and partners are undertaking to address the challenge on making improvements to aspects of our food and health systems with the ambition of enhancing nutrition, food security, sustainability and human health. (more…)