Professor Mairead Kiely, Chair of the Irish Section of the Nutrition Society,Univeristy College Cork, Ireland
Professor Julie Lovegrove,President of the Nutrition Society, University of Reading, UK
Symposium One - Contributions of nutrition science to human health
09:30 Folic Acid: Failure to launch - Evidence of contribution to public health, and challenges of translating science into policy
Professor Helene McNulty, Ulster University, Northern Ireland
10:10 Early nutrition and brain development: breakthroughs, challenges and new horizons
Professor Michael K. Georgieff, University of Minnesota, USA
10:50 Break in programme
11:10 Iodine: The remarkable impact of iodisation programmes on global public health
Professor Michael Zimmerman, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
11:50 Dietary fibre and health – the story so far
Professor John Mathers, Newcastle University, UK
12:30 Dietary Assessment - A streamlined approach using Nutritics
Dietary Assessment is a critical area of health research and can be a challenging and time-consuming undertaking without the right nutrition analysis software. Learn how to use best-practice methodologies for dietary assessment using Nutritics software. Find out more about the session here and REGISTER.
13:30 Original Communications Session One
15:30 Break in programme
16:00 Original Communications Session Two
18:30 Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the British Journal of Nutrition The Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork
Join the current and past Editor in Chiefs at this special event to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the British Journal of Nutrition. Find out more.
This celebratory event is free to attend but please indicate your interest when registering for the conference.
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