The 22nd IUNS-ICN was scheduled to be held from September 14-19, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.In view of the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, we had been carefully monitoring its impact.Due to its developing situation and difficulties in travelling abroad, after much thought and deliberation, the Organizing Committee of 22nd IUNS-ICN has decided to postpone […]

GIRACT’s European PhD in Flavor Research Awards 2021/2022

Applications deadline: 31st October 2021 Promoting Flavor Research amongst PhD Students in Europe Giract is proud to announce that, following the success of its unique and innovative programme to promote flavor research amongst PhD students in Europe across various universities and institutes, 5 industry sponsors will continue to support the programme, now in its 12th […]

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Webinar: HIV prevention: antibodies and vaccine development

The International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) are hosting a successful second IUIS Webinar Series: Immunology without Borders, and are happy to announce the next live webinar on “HIV prevention: antibodies and vaccine development” with Lynn Morris on July 26! About the Webinar Despite 40 years of research the HIV epidemic remains a significant global […]

IUNS Capacity Development: EIT Food Free Course “Nutrition for Health and Sustainability”

As part of our commitment to supporting the development of early career nutrition scientists the IUNS Capacity Development Committee feature online short courses suitable for Continuing Professional Development on our website. for more information on these opportunities please visit: This month our partners at EIT Food are launching a new, free, online course titled “Nutrition […]

Fellowship opportunity. National Cancer Institute Seeks Fellow for Diet, Physical Activity, Sleep, and/or Weight Assessment

Position Description The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), National Cancer Institute (NCI), has an opening for a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow for diet, physical activity, sleep, and/or weight assessment. For a full description of the position, visit https://epi.grants.cancer.gov/about/jobs.html#fellow-rfab. This fellowship opportunity is within EGRP’s […]

World Obesity Policy Laboratory

World Obesity Policy Laboratory: Obesity and food system actions under the microscope As we reach the halfway point of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition, now is the time to review our progress to date and assess whether global food systems can deliver healthy and sustainable diets for everyone. COVID-19 has exposed vulnerabilities in […]

UNFSS Science Days Side Event. Achieving healthy diets for all: What are the gaps constraining progress?

Tuesday July 6th 13:30 -15:00 CET Healthy diets are at the heart of the goals of the UN Food Systems Summit. Yet the global expert community has not coalesced around a common definition of a healthy diet, and comprehensive guidelines to characterize them across contexts are debated. In this session we will explore challenges and […]

It’s not too late to register for the 2nd WHO Western Pacific Region Partners’ Forum

WHO are pleased to extend the registration deadline for the Second WHO Western Pacific Region Partners Forum to midnight (GMT+8) tonight! If you have not yet registered, please do so here using code: P@rtn3rsh!ps21 The Forum takes place this week 30 June-2 July. A detailed session outline is available on the event page. Highlights include: […]

World Food Convention 2021

At the World Food Convention – “Science for the society – How to secure food in a sustainable way” latest presentations from leading experts await you. Find out who they are and follow their live discussions on June 24th from 2:00 pm CEST (+2UTC). The global society is facing major challenges. The growing population of […]

IUNS at ASN Nutrition 2021 Live Online

Nutrition 2021 Live Online, starts today. The American Society for Nutrition’s Conference promises four days of the latest science from the leading nutrition researchers and academics, clinical practice breakthroughs, the latest public policy and practices.  IUNS features on the schedule with “IUNS Actions on Capacity Development, Global Health and Sustainability”, a sponsored satellite symposium chaired […]

New FAO publication: Layman’s guide to food safety in Asia and the Pacific

There are various elements connected to food safety and it can be challenging to group them together under the food safety umbrella. In fact, keeping up the pace with the contemporary reality can be challenging, and more and more areas related to food safety emerge: it could be challenging to recognize and trace the links. […]