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The Nutrition Society Student Section

Nutrition Futures 2024 is a conference designed specifically for nutrition science students, graduates and prospective students. So whether you are doing a BSc, MSc or PhD, come and join us.

This two-day event will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Meet other students.
  • Make new friends and contacts.
  • Present your own research findings in a friendly and supportive environment.
  • Get professional feedback on your own CV. 
  • Ask those burning questions of our inspirational careers panel.
  • Improve your job-hunting strategy.
  • Learn how to stand out from the crowd.

Invest in your own nutrition future by coming to our Nutrition Futures 2024!


Day One




Welcome and Introduction 

Professor Mary Ward


Key Talk One: How the Nutrition Society can serve students

Alison Barham, Membership Manager @ The Nutrition Society


Speed Networking



Refreshment Break


Original Communication Session/ Summer Studentship Research Programme Winners Presentations



Lunch & Headshots


Workshop One: Optimising social media within nutrition 

Georgia Tyler, ANutr, Senior Marketing Manager


International perspective on nutrition careers- Combining academia and entrepreneurship

Leta Pilic, Senior Lecturer, St. Mary's University, Twickenham


Refreshment Break 


Workshop Two: An opportunity for students to work collaboratively to critique, review and update their CVs

Sue Mosely, Careers Consultant Team Leader

Jan Orlebar

Kings College, London



Evening Social  - TBC

Day Two


Join the Student Section for a coffee and a chat while taking in the buzzy and revitalised Kings Cross area



Welcome back


Key Talk Two: The AfN - Understanding and navigating accreditation, registration, transfer and CPD

Glenys Jones, RNutr

Deputy Chief Executive, Association for Nutrition


Refreshment Break



Original Communication Session / Summer Studentship Research Programme Winner Presentations



Workshop 3: Interviewing in the world of nutrition


Sue Mosely, Careers Consultant Team Leader

Jan Orlebar

Kings College, London


Lunch and headshots


Lunch Break and Headshots 


Careers Panel with Q&A session

The panel will cover:

  1. Freelance  - Alex Okell, Reproductive Health Nutritionist, founder of The PCOS Collective and a Certified Business Strategist
  2. Animal - Eva Lewis, Humanitive
  3. Sports - Alice white, UK Sports Institute
  4. Industry - Holly Neill, Yakult
  5. Academia - Professor Mary Ward, University of Ulster
  6. Public Health/policy - Natalie Hickman, Higher Scientific Officer, Dietary Surveys and Food Composition Team in the OHID Diet, Obesity and Healthy Behaviours Directorate
  7. Other (e.g., non-profit/business) - Glenys Jones, Association for Nutrition



Close of the conference

The conference is an in-person event.

Conference address: 

Society Building
8 All Saints Street
N1 9RL

The venue is a 10 minute walk from Kings Cross and St. Pancras Station, and easily reachable from Thameslink, Euston and Paddington stations. 


Nutrition Futures accommodation suggestions 

Central Hotel

Ensuite single room: £100 per night 
Location: 4 minute walk from King's Cross Station, 14 minute walk form NCVO
To make a booking please click HERE

Hub (Premier Inn) London King's Cross 

Double standard room : from £139 per night
Location: 9 minute walk from King's Cross Station, 5 minute walk from NCVO
To make a booking please click HERE 

Alexandra Hotel

Ensuite single room: £80 per night
Location: 30 minute tube to King's Cross and NCVO
To make a booking please click HERE

Clink 261

Mixed dorm: £40 per night
Location: 7 minute walk from King's Cross Station,  11 minute walk from NCVO
To make a booking please click HERE 


*Please note that the Society is not responsible for any arrangementes related to the booking of accomodation for delegates. Should you have any accomodation queries, please direct these to your chosen hotel. 

Abstract presenter

Unique to Nutrition Futures authors do not need to submit a full abstract.

Abstract format:

  • Abstract title 
  • Select a theme 
  • Summarise the scope of the research in 200 words

Submit your abstract HERE. Submissions deadline is on 06/08/2024

The Society's Student Section will review all submissions and assign all authors with a 8-minute presentation slot.

Original Communication Presentation Format: 

  • 5-minute presentation. 
  • Slides set to advance every 20 seconds (15 slides). 
  • 3 minutes for questions.

For further information on how to set the timing and speed of PowerPoint slide transitions please visit: Set the timing and speed of a transition - Microsoft Support. 

Your slides will be requested via email by the Student Section at the end of August 2024. 

Please note all abstract authors must attend the conference in person. Please do not submit an abstract if you do not plan on attending or presenting at the conference. If you would like to withdraw an abstract or have any queries, please contact [email protected].

Register now!


Member - To benefit from the membership rate, please log in to your membership area before completing the registration. 


Non - Member