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Food and Health Programme


Our Research

Watch our videos and see the multi-disciplinary approach to research that enables the Food and Health programme to provide innnovative and cutting edge research to industry partners.

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.

  • IUFoST 2020 - Call for Sessions
    13 February 2019
    The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) is the global scientific organisation for food science and technology and their next conference will be held in Auckland 16-21 August 2020. The call for sessions is now open, and will close on 12 April 2019.
  • Call for Food and Health Programme Seed Funding Proposals
    05 February 2019
    The Food and Health Programme is providing up to $10,000 seed funding (per project) for cross-disciplinary/cross-faculty food and health related projects.
  • NZ-China Food Protection Network Funding Round 1, 2019
    22 January 2019
    The first contestable funding round for the NZ-China Food Protection Network for 2019 is now open to all Network members. Applications are due 4.30pm, 18 February with successful applicants notified on 26 February. Find out more.
  • Food Safety & Compliance Conference 2019 Event as iCalendar
    20 March 2019 - 21 March 2019
    The Food Safety & Compliance Conference is now a must-attend event on the calendar of food safety experts, food quality technicians and distributors dedicated to the production of high quality, safe food. Save the date and register your interest.
  • International Conference on Food Processing and Technology Event as iCalendar
    20 March 2019 - 21 March 2019
    The 4th International Conference on Food Processing and Technology will be held in March 2019 in Amsterdam. The theme is “An approach towards a hunger free World”. Read more and register.
  • Foodomics 2019 Event as iCalendar
    09 April 2019 - 11 April 2019
    The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge invites you to attend Foodomics 2019. This conference is where the country’s researchers and businesses taking premium foods for health and wellbeing to the world hear from leading international experts and gather to collaborate, learn about the latest research and opportunities and network.
  • NZIFST Conference 2019 Event as iCalendar
    02 July 2019 - 04 July 2019
    Save the date for the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology's 2019 conference in Christchurch.
  • International Congress on Engineering and Food Event as iCalendar
    23 September 2019 - 26 September 2019
    The International Congress on Engineering and Food is a quadrennial event, which has been established as the major event in food engineering and related fields over the last 50 years. The 2019 Congress will highlight opportunities for engineering innovations across the food supply chains to add value and enable the sustainable manufacture of healthier food products for the global markets.