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Public Health and Sport Sciences

Food, Nutrition and Health

Our research spans a broad range of topics ranging from paediatric dietetics; bioactives and the gut microbiome; to the role of food in planetary and public health. We work with local partners in the South West of England, as well as throughout the UK, Europe, and internationally to improve the science, policy, and practice related to food, nutrition, and health and wellbeing. 

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Study with us: BSc Nutrition

  • Explore the scientific and social relationship between diet, health and wellbeing.
  • Use the most up-to-date research to understand how nutrition can improve health and sport performance.
  • Learn about the role of nutrition in public and planetary health, functional foods and sustainable nutrition.


We work in partnership with researchers across Public Health and Sport Sciences, including:

Contact us

For enquiries about our research, working with us, potential fellowship opportunities or PhDs, please contact Dr Kerry Ann Brown.