School of Biosciences and Medicine

Department of Nutritional Sciences

The Department of Nutritional Sciences boasts two highly recognised programmes in the UK and was awarded top place for Food Science and top 10 for Sport and Exercise Science in the The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

The research mission of this department is to understand human metabolic demands for nutrients and to optimise their provision as safe and appropriate food.

Recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017

The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the highest accolade for any academic institution, has been awarded to the University of Surrey in recognition of its excellence in the field of food and nutrition.

Sections in the Department Nutritional Sciences

Head of Department

Name Role
Professor Susan Lanham-New Head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences