Nutrition

Implementing the School Food Plan - education, standards and free school meals

This seminar will provide a timely opportunity to assess the progress being made to improve school food and children's nutrition, one year on from the release of the School Food Plan. Planned sessions focus on the introduction of universal infant school meals from September 2014, with particular attention to the latest thinking on securing access to funding, improving the quality of school kitchens and the potential for expanding the scheme to include more children. The event is CPD certified

Guest of Honour: Myles Bremner, Director, School Food Plan

Event Dates: 
Monday, 2 June, 2014 - 09:00
Location: 
Central London

Nutrition Society and Physiological Society joint symposium

There has been a large increase in the social and academic interest in diet and health over the past decade, from cooking as a leisure pursuit to the use of specific foods for prophylactic and therapeutic purposes. Humans have been programmed to utilise food for survival but our westernised diets are now creating a huge health burden through an increase cardiovascular diseases.

Cardiovascular nutrigenomics: from kitchen to bedside

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Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 1 July, 2014 - 09:00 to 11:00
Location: 
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK

Cardiovascular nutrigenomics: from kitchen to bedside

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Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 1 July, 2014 - 09:00
Location: 
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK

Rank Prize Funds Nutrition Committee New Lecturer Awards

Applications are invited for a Rank Prize Nutrition Fund New Lecturer Award in the area of human nutrition or crop science. This grant is available to newly-appointed lecturers, researchers of equivalent status in research institutes, or fellows with their own independent support, working in a UK institution. The post must have been started not earlier than calendar year 2012 but allowance will be made for career breaks. The maximum grant will be £20,000 which can be used to fund any aspect of research that will further the applicant’s career.

Winter Meeting 2014

Topic: Nutrition and age-related muscle loss, sarcopenia and cachexia

The aim of this meeting is to understand the roles skeletal muscle plays in maintaining our health and well-being, as well as the factors that contribute to its loss and what we can do about it. The meeting will explore the importance of nutrition in preventing and treating sarcopenia and cachexia.

For more information, including programme and how to register, please click here.

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 9 December, 2014 - 09:00 to Wednesday, 10 December, 2014 - 16:00
Location: 
Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK

12th Conference of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies

The website of the 12th Conference of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS), which will be held in Berlin from 20-23 October 2015 with the title: “Nutrition and health throughout life-cycle – Nutritional sciences for the benefit of European consumers“ is now open.

12th European Nutrition Conference

"Nutrition and health throughout life-cycle – Nutritional sciences for the benefit of European consumers"

12th Conference of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS)

For full details, please visit the Conference Website

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 20 October, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, 23 October, 2015 - 17:00
Location: 
Berlin, Germany

Food Matters Live

Food Matters Live will attract 10,000+ visitors representing the most influential figures from across food science and manufacturing, research and development, food marketing, retailing, food service, nutrition and public health. 450 speakers will deliver the three-day Nourishing a Nation conference and multi-stream seminar programme. 

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 18 November, 2014 - 09:00 to Thursday, 20 November, 2014 - 17:00
Location: 
ExCeL, London

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