Food and Health Programme
Welcome to the Food and Health programme
The Food and Health programme is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme drawing on specialist expertise in food science, process engineering, nutrition, health, social sciences, business and commercialisation from across the University of Auckland.
Recognising the Diverse Needs of Food Consumers
13 July 2016Two University of Auckland PhD candidates, Jenny Young and Ivy Gan, presented their research at the recent International Food Marketing Research Symposium (June 13 -14, Bologna, Italy), where researchers from differing disciplines presented perspectives on food consumption and implications for food marketing.
World-first computer program for use by midwives and other health workers
31 May 2016Dr Harvey Ho, from the University of Auckland Bioengineering Institute, was recently interviewed by the NZ Herald regarding the development of a world-first computer program for use by midwives and other health workers.
Fonterra research ensuring premium milk powder
20 May 2016A recent article about milk powder plants, reports on a three year study by Fonterra undertaken in association with research partners from the University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology.
Summer Research Scholarships
17 June 2016Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to get some research experience and enhance your career opportunities. The University offers $2 million in summer research scholarships each year.
Lipids, nutraceuticals and healthy diets throughout the life cycle Event as iCalendar
08 November 2016 - 10 November 2016Held in Nelson at the Rutherford Hotel: A focused, up-to-date, and stimulating look at scientific credible data on lipids, nutraceuticals and healthy diets throughout the life cycle. Papers presented by a range of global experts from diverse backgrounds and organizations with sound evidence concerning food ingredients and nutraceuticals ― composition and health effects.