From the first reports coming out of Wuhan, Iran and later Italy, we knew that losing your sense of smell (anosmia) was a significant symptom of the disease. Now, after months…Read More >
Love it or hate it, rocket is popular all over the world. Also known as arugula, roquette and rucola, it’s known for its pungent and peppery flavours. It might look…Read More >
Every year about 30% of the total food produced in the world for human consumption is lost or wasted both at food supply chain and consumption level, corresponding to approximately…Read More >
From the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people with symptoms of infection said they’d lost their sense of smell. Professor Jane Parker from the University’s Flavour Centre and…Read More >
Has comfort eating become a pre-occupation for you during lockdown? Find out what we know about the science of our desire to eat and the myths around appetite-supressing foods in…Read More >
Eating apples for a healthier heart, the links between tropical and European weather and how digital publishing has changed design of the written word are among the research topics that…Read More >
Chronic disease, low income, depression, difficulty in cooking for themselves or in getting to the shops are all contributing to poor nutrition in the elderly. Reading PhD student and dietician…Read More >
Reading flavour expert Dr Jane Parker sniffs out some little known truths about our noses in a new post for The Conversation.
As 2020 begins, the the Research Excellence Framework submission date is on the horizon. Professor Parveen Yaqoob, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, outlines how to make use of every available opportunity…Read More >
Even brief hot spells can damage seed quality – with implications for future food security, writes Professor of Agriculture Richard Ellis in The Conversation.