The Scottish Section of Nutrition Society exists to arrange research meetings easily accessible to Scottish members and to provide a forum for nutrition education and research in Scotland.
Elections for Scottish Section Committee
Once a year the elections for our committees takes place. The elections consist of nominating new Ordinary Members and/or a Secretary into the committee. A benefit of being an NS member allows you the opportunity to nominate and vote for other NS members to be an Ordinary Member or Secretary of the committee.
Scottish Section Secretary
Dr Spiridoula Athanasiadou
Scottish Agriculture College, Edinburgh, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Chair
Scottish Section Committee
- Dr Emilie Combet, University of Glasgow
- Dr Derek Ball, Herriot Watt University
- Dr Karen Barton, Abertay University
- Dr Lindsey Masson, Robert Gordon University
- Dr Gordon McDougall, James Hutton Institute
- Miss Susana Palma, University of Glasgow (student rep)
- Dr Viren Ranawana, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen
- Miss Sophie Wardle, University of Sterling (student rep)
- Professor Lynda Williams, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health
- Dr Oliver Witard, University of Stirling
The Scottish Section runs one conference each year, in the Spring. On 21 - 22 March 2016 the Scottish Section ran the Spring Conference on Phytochemicals and health: new perspectives of plant based nutrition. Details about how the conference went can be found here.
Latest Twitter feed
- Eggs:good or bad? Theme Leader, Prof. Bruce Griffin investigates eggs in a new article published in PNS #future4meat https://t.co/kWf7miGwSE
- New article published in PHN looks at the relationship between food insecurity & frailty in the elderly https://t.co/ZrdMrnTMwp
- RT @amgallagher_UU: Great to be reminded of what was a great talk at the NS Winter meeting by Prof Westerterp-Plantenga https://t.co/PSk9T6…
- Programme now available for Bioinformatic workshop in June - see agenda & secure your place here https://t.co/9oY05D1pOp @emblebi
- New paper on sleep, circadian rhythms & body weight in PNS by Prof Westerterp-Plantenga from #rolesofsleep2015 conf https://t.co/rIGboj2lAJ