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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.

  • 19th IUFoST World Food Science and Technology Congress call for abstracts
    16 March 2018
    The call for poster and oral abstracts for the 19th IUFoST World Food Science and Technology Congress has been extended to 30th April. The theme for this year's event is "25 Billion Meals a Day by 2025 with Healthy, Nutritious, Safe and Diverse Foods". Registration for the conference is also open.
  • 32nd EFFoST International Conference: call for abstracts
    20 February 2018
    Abstracts for oral and poster abstracts are invited now for this annual conference being held in Nantes, France. This year's theme is: Developing innovative food structures and functionalities through process and reformulation to satisfy consumer needs and expectations. The deadline for abstracts is 27 April 2018 (registrations are also open).
  • Food Safety & Compliance Conference Event as iCalendar
    19 March 2018 - 20 March 2018
    This conference highlights New Zealand’s exceptional food safety system and acknowledges its place on the world stage as a producer of high quality, safe food. It features insights into international food safety and compliance, driving competitive advantage through safe food, food fraud, and more.
  • CHANGING FACE OF SCIENCE - Celebrating Women’s Inspiring Contributions to the Life Sciences Event as iCalendar
    29 March 2018, 11:30am - 3pm
    The Hon Megan Woods Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, Energy and Resources, Greater Christchurch Regeneration, and the Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission has confirmed she will be attending and presenting to the attendees at the CHANGING FACE OF SCIENCE - Celebrating Women’s Inspiring Contributions to the Life Sciences event. Speakers include • Anna Lavelle ex CEO of AusBiotech • Professor Jadranka Travas-Sejdic - University of Auckland, MacDiarmid Institute, • Professor Emily Parker - Victoria University of Wellington, Ferrier Institute • Dr Carla Meladandri - University of Otago, MacDiarmid Institute • Professor Shaun Hendy - University of Auckland, Director of Te Punaha Matatini • James Hutchinson - CEO KiwiNet
  • Food for thought: the High-Value Nutrition NSC lecture Event as iCalendar
    09 April 2018, 5 - 7:30pm
    Food for thought presents new avenues in nutrition research from three internationally-acclaimed nutrition researchers. Philip Calder is the Professor of Nutritional Immunology at the University of Southampton; Sean Strain is the Emeritus Professor of Human Nutrition at Ulster University and Connie Weaver is the Director of the Women's Global Health Institute, at Purdue University. The three scientists are members of the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge international Science Advisory Panel.
  • 20th World Congress on Nutrition & Food Sciences Event as iCalendar
    14 May 2018 - 16 May 2018
    Nutrition & Food Sciences welcomes all to it's 20th World Congress being held in Tokyo, Japan. The congress covers future advancements in the Nutrition, Food Science and Public Health industry for professionals and academic communities worldwide.
  • 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!