Department of Nutritional Sciences

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

About us

TEF Gold logo

The Department of Nutritional Sciences boasts two highly recognised programmes in the UK with our food, nutrition and dietetics courses ranked number two in the UK in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 and in the Complete University Guide 2021. Our sports sciences courses are ranked top-ten in the Complete University Guide 2020

Athena SWAN silver award logo

Our research exploring the links between food, nutrition and health has been recognised with a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. 


Head of Department

Susan Lanham-New profile image

Professor Susan Lanham-New

Head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences

Contact us

  • Phone: +44 (0)1483 686700
View all contact details

Find us

Map of the University of Surrey
School of Biosciences and Medicine
University of Surrey