IAEA: Nutrition and health-related environmental studies newsletter

Proper nutrition is fundamental to health. The world is facing a double burden of malnutrition – undernutrition and obesity coexist, contributing to non-communicable diseases. Using stable isotope techniques, nutrition and health professionals can develop and evaluate nutrition actions to combat all forms of malnutrition. Read the latest newsletter from the International Atomic Energy Agency.

International Congress of Nutrition (ICN) Open Symposia deadline extended

International Congress of Nutrition (ICN) has been announced it will extend the closing date for their open symposia applications. The 22ndICN will take place on September 14-19, 2021 in Tokyo Japan. Applications will now remain open until the end of May 2020. Further details of the conference can be found on the IUNS-ICN22ND website. This call for […]

EASO COMS Exchange & Mentoring Programme

Obesity is recognised as one of Europe’s priority health challenges, however specialised obesity services are not widely available and obesity treatment and care can therefore vary enormously across European regions.  The EASO COMs Exchange and Mentoring Programme provides a solution by supporting the establishment of new centres that improve access to and delivery of quality, multi-disciplinary care. […]

Free Webinars: CNS

The Canadian Nutrition Society is offering many free educational webinars on various topics of interest including a wide variety of nutrition topics, evidence-based practice, and education and research skills. The webinars are 1 hour long and run from September – December 2019. The lineup can be viewed on the CNS website: here

CALL FOR EXPERTS – updating FAO/WHO recommendations on nutrient requirements for children aged 0 – 36 months – Zinc, Calcium and Vit D – deadline 15 September 2019

As part of the planned updating of WHO guidance on complementary feeding, the FAO Nutrition and Food Systems Division (ESN) and the WHO Department of Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD) are establishing an expert group on nutrient requirements which will update nutrient requirements for children aged 0 – 36 months. The first 3 nutrients […]

IUNS at ACN 2019

The 13th Asian Congress of Nutrition took place in Bali, Indonesia, August 4-7, 2019. This congress is a four-yearly meeting of the Federation of Asian Nutrition Societies (FANS) and promotes scientific exchange between food and nutrition researchers, academia and professionals from Asian countries and globally.  The plenary speakers on the opening night of the Congress […]

IUNS-FANUS TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP 2019

As part of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) efforts to support learned societies in the developing countries, the IUNS-FANUS Travel Fellowship 2019 Award supports deserving students worldwide to enable them participate in the 4th FANUS Nutrition Conference, Kigali, 26th to 29th August 2019.    The Fellowship is open to university students or young […]

Flavor Research European PhD Awards

Now in its 10th year, Giract is now accepting applications from PhD students studying in Europe and specializing in Flavor Research for their Best PhD Thesis Award and bursaries for first year PhD students. The programme is sponsored by seven industrial leaders and aims to raise awareness of the industry and career opportunities in order […]

VACANCY – WHO, Consultancy for Research on Infertility and Human Rights.

The WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) seeks an individual to assist with the systematic reviewing of its work on infertility and human rights. Closing date for applications is 31 May 2019. Further details can be found on the WHO website: What’s new page, under opportunities section: https://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/news/en/ Or the WHO Employment Page: […]