Entries by Kasia Mahony

Q&A with FENS 2019 plenary speaker, Professor Lauren Lissner

Professor Lauren Lissner, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will be one of the plenary speakers at the 13th European Nutrition Conference (FENS 2019) this coming October. Professor Lissner is a professor in Epidemiology and a former president of the Swedish Association for the Study of Obesity. She will be speaking on the third day of the conference, 17 October, […]

Q&A with Professor Ellen Blaak

Professor Ellen Blaak, Maastricht University, the Netherlands, will be one of the plenary speakers at the 13th European Nutrition Conference (FENS 2019) this coming October. Professor Blaak will be speaking on day three of the conference, 17 October, on ‘Current metabolomic perspectives on malnutrition in obesity.’ Professor Blaak discusses more about her research, thoughts on malnutrition […]

Q&A with Professor Christian Wolfrum

Professor Christian Wolfrum, ETH Zürich, will be one of the plenary speakers at the 13th European Nutrition Conference (FENS 2019) this coming October. Professor Wolfrum will be speaking on the final day of the conference, 18 October, on ‘Epigenetic reprogramming regulating adipose tissue plasticity and function.’ Ahead of the conference, the Society asked Professor Wolfrum about his research, […]

DSM Science & Technology Award 2019

Royal DSM and the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) invite nominations for the DSM Science & Technology Award 2019. The Award accompanies a cash prize of €5,000. This prestigious award has been established to recognize and reward excellence in innovative PhD research related to Human Nutrition. The theme for the 2019 award is personalized nutrition […]

FENS 2019 topics: the double burden of malnutrition

FENS 2019 conference will explore European perspectives on ‘malnutrition in an obese world’. With the double burden of malnutrition co-existing at a national, community, and individual level, the conference will take a wide-ranging approach to an increasingly contentious topic. Rapid globalisation, urbanisation, and population growth have caused a profound shift in dietary patterns, lifestyles, and patterns […]

Q&A with Professor Arne Astrup

Q&A with FENS 2019 plenary speaker, Professor Arne Astrup Professor Arne Astrup, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, will be one of our plenary speakers at the 13th European Nutrition Conference (FENS 2019). Professor Astrup will be speaking on day two of the conference, 16 October, on ‘Personalised dietary management of obesity based on biomarkers of glucose metabolism and […]

Postgraduate Competition 2019

Postgraduate Competition 2019 The Nutrition Society offers current members of the Society who are registered for a Higher Degree the opportunity to participate in the 2019 Nutrition Society Postgraduate Competition.  Submission deadline: 1 March. Two Postgraduate Competitions will take place, one for Great Britain and one for Ireland and Northern Ireland.  Both will be open […]

FENS 2019 Scientific Programme

FENS 2019 Scientific Programme It is quite remarkable to think that the Nutrition Society will host the 13th European Nutrition Conference, Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) conference in under 40 weeks’ time; time certainly passes quickly in the Society when you have the largest nutritional science conference in Europe to organise! The last 12 […]