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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.

  • 32nd EFFoST International Conference: register now
    01 April 2018
    This annual conference is being held in Nantes, France. The theme for 2018 is: Developing innovative food structures and functionalities through process and reformulation to satisfy consumer needs and expectations. View the programme and register now.
  • Bioactives Conference | What is the Next Bioactive Opportunity? Event as iCalendar
    25 May 2018
    Come and hear what could be the next big bioactive product playing a significant role in enhancing therapeutics for many animal, human diseases and the environment. Read more and register.
  • Workshop | Data Analytics for Food Safety Event as iCalendar
    19 June 2018, 9am - 5pm
    This one-day workshop will provide an overview of how data analytics can be used to enhance food safety and help to identify future research priorities in data analytics for New Zealand industry.
  • NZIFST Annual Conference 2018 Event as iCalendar
    03 July 2018 - 05 July 2018
    The New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology are hosting their 2018 conference in Hamilton on 3 - 5 July. Save the date and register now! The conference programme is being regularly updated as speakers continue to confirm their attendance.
  • ProteinTECH Event as iCalendar
    24 July 2018
    ProteinTECH is a one-day conference for people in the food production and farming industries, as well as those who have an interest or expertise in emerging food technologies. It will cover what alternative protein means for the New Zealand primary industries and what opportunities we have to get on board with these new technologies. Read more.
  • Chemeca 2018 Event as iCalendar
    30 September 2018 - 03 October 2018
    The 47th Chemeca will be held in Queenstown, New Zealand 30th September to 3rd October 2018. The theme for 2018 is "Chemical Engineering in Australasia". The conference will include sustainability, process safety, education, chemical engineering fundamentals and systems, collaboration along with the 'bio' dimension.