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This interactive and diverse conference has been designed specifically for students by The Nutrition Society Student Section.  The developmental and supportive focus of the conference will provide a unique platform for delegates to increase their knowledge across a range of disciplines and areas of nutrition research.

The Student Conference 2017 will include sessions intended to help students learn and develop essential professional interpersonal skills in readiness for the world of work. Students will have the opportunity to engage with employers from industry, academia and public health. The conference will feature short presentations as oral or poster sessions, in which students from across the international nutrition community are provided a platform to share current research with peers and colleagues, receive feedback and be provided a forum to seek future collaboration. 

Who are the Nutrition Society Student Section?

The Society’s Student Section Chair represents all Student Section members and sits on The Nutrition Society Advisory Council to highlight views and opinions on behalf of nutrition students from across the country.  The Student Section is formed of students from across the UK and Ireland who have volunteered to represent all students from their area and University.  The Student Section supports the Student Section Chair with views and opinions on specific topics, represents students across the country and assists with arranging Nutrition Society events, including conferences and social activities.

Who should attend?

The student conference will be suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates studying on nutrition related courses, as well as prospective students intending on applying for university course in food and nutrition related subjects and dietetics.  Read what delegates thought of the 2016 Student Conference at University of Chester.