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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, OCT-22, NOV-22, DEC-22, JAN-23, FEB-23, MAR-23, APR-23

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research overview

The overarching theme of the school's nutritional sciences research group is the scientific understanding and improvement of nutrition for both humans and animals.

The main areas of research include:

  • control and manipulation of the nutritional and processing quality of animal and plant products, including texture of fruit and meat products
  • nutritional enhancement of fat and protein content in animals
  • control of growth of farm animals, especially nutrient-gene interactions and synchronising the supply of energy and nitrogen
  • nutritional evaluation of feed for animals, such as the effect of dietary tannins on parasitic infections
  • programming and health
  • diet-health interactions in man, including nutrient-gene interactions

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£ 28,000per year

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 43 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    153 74%

    7th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    12th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    9th

    29

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