Summer Conference: New technology in nutrition research and practice


New and emerging technologies have the potential to advance nutrition science; examples of such technologies include nutrigenomic approaches to enhance molecular phenotyping, the use of metabolomics in dietary biomarker discovery and the use of epigenetics to understand gene-environment interactions.  Furthermore, emerging technologies are set to make significant impact in Public Health Nutrition with tracking of dietary intake and physical activity.

Event Dates: 
Monday, 11 July, 2016 - 10:00 to Thursday, 14 July, 2016 - 16:00
University College Dublin, Ireland

SENSE 20th Anniversary Meeting: 20 Years Back - 20 Years Forward

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of SENSE (Self Employed Nutritionists' Support and Enlightment) founded by Dr Margaret Ashwell OBE. Join delegates and the team from SENSE, and hear from a range of speakers in the packed full day programme about looking back on 20 years of nutrition expertise and how we can progress forward in the next 20 years.

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 1 March, 2016 - 09:45
Royal Society of Medicine, One Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0EA

Statistics for Nutrition Research workshop

This one day Nutrition Society workshop ran by Dr Graham Horgan (Principal Consultant for Human Health and Nutrition at Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS), Aberdeen.  Read Dr Horgan's biography here) will cover experimental design, sample size and power calculations; plus more advanced techniques such as modelling outcomes, ANOVA model selection and linear regression including mixed models.

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016 -
08:30 to 17:00
University of Westminster, London

Winter Conference: Diet, Nutrition and Mental Health and Wellbeing

The local organiser for the 2016 Winter Nutrition Society conference; Dr Bernard Corfe from University of Sheffield and Nutrition Society's Cellular and Molecular Nutrition theme, will host the conference in London from 6 - 7 December. 

**Click here to find out more and to book your place**

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 6 December, 2016 - 10:00 to Wednesday, 7 December, 2016 - 16:00

Dr Aoife Ryan wins 2015 Julie Wallace Award

We are delighted to announce that Dr Aoife Ryan from University College Cork is the 2015 winner of our Julie Wallace Award.   Dr Ryan will be presented with her award on 18 June at our Nutrition at Key Life Stages conference in Cork, Ireland.  Attendees will have the chance to listen to her deliver the Julie Wallace Award Lecture, titled ‘Cancer-associated malnutrition, cachexia and sarcopenia: The skeleton in the hospital closet 40 years later’. 

3rd International Conference on Nutrition & Growth

N&G 2016 will provide a unique platform for discussing the interplay between nutrition and growth in children. The Nutrition and Growth Conference is ideal for pediatricians, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, neonatologists, nutritionists and all those involved in child development who share a passion for exchanging ideas and analysis in the field of pediatric nutrition.

Participants will be able to facilitate and foster interdisciplinary and international collaborations with international experts and specialists.

Event Dates: 
Thursday, 17 March, 2016 - 10:00 to Saturday, 19 March, 2016 - 16:00
Vienna, Austria

3rd Federation for African Nutrition Societies Conference

The 3rd FANUS Conference will be hosted by Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC) and Food and Nutrition Association of Tanzania (FONATA).  FONATA is a live Adhering Body of FANUS and International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS).

Event Dates: 
Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 09:00

Challenging interventions with an obese society: engaging without enraging?

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Event Dates: 
Monday, 8 June, 2015 - 09:00
University of St Andrews, Scotland

The Future of Animal Products in the Human Diet: Health and Environmental Concerns

Is eating more meat preferable in terms of our nutrient intake, growing obesity levels globally and the environmental impact of resource-intensive meat farming and production? Come and hear leading experts in the field discuss latest scientific research and developments on the use and sustainability of animal products in the human diet.  Read more here

Event Dates: 
Monday, 6 July, 2015 - 10:00 to Thursday, 9 July, 2015 - 16:00
Sutton Bonington Campus, University of Nottingham

British Council funded workshop in Pakistan

Workshop Title: Nutrition Policy to Practice in Pakistan: Exploring the Challenges and Research Opportunities.  A British Council Funded Researcher Links Workshop.

UK co-ordinator: Professor Nicola Lowe
Pakistan coordinator: Professor Mukhtiar Zaman

Application deadline to partcipate is 30 January 2015.  Further details below.

Event Dates: 
Sunday, 8 March, 2015 - 09:00
Serena Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan


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