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- the effect of dietary components on health and disease processes
- the molecular basis of nutrient signalling
- nutritional enhancement of fat and protein content in animals
- programming and health
- nutrient-gene interactions
- population based studies in human nutrition and dietetics
- food analysis and authentication
Nutritional Sciences PhD/MPhil/MResSutton Bonington Campus
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Location: Sutton Bonington Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2022/01/01
Duration: 24 months
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The nutritional sciences research group aims to understand and improve nutrition for both humans and animals.We study aspects relating to human health. For example, how to control the nutritional quality of food products during processing. This includes the texture of fruit and meat products.In animals, areas of research include the nutritional evaluation of feed, and the control of growth of farm animals.Some other research topics:
2.2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. Applicants holding other qualifications may also be accepted; English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).
IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Nottingham.
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The International Office is the main place for international students to visit when they arrive at the university. It is staffed by a dedicated team of advisors that are there to help with the many issues that can arise from living and studying in a different country. They can help with matters such as immigration and visas, financial advice and family concerns. They are also on hand for matters such as employment and academic difficulties. They organise regular events and even trips to allow students from outside the UK to make the most of their time in the country and to see all that the UK has to offer. There is even help and advice for after studies have finished and students are looking for work. The Students Union are responsible for the organisation of some 190 student clubs and societies along with some 75 sports clubs. There is a student run newspaper as well as a professional sound and lighting company for events in the area. It holds a regular RAG organisation, the largest outside the US, which raises over Â£1 million each year for good causes. There is a Student Volunteer Centre and an international volunteering project as well as working in the larger community.