Research and Industry

School Research Expertise and Collaboration with Industry

The School performs research in its areas of expertise to the highest possible standard and is of relevance to a national and global audience. The School is also committed to providing high quality postgraduate and postdoctoral research training; supporting innovation in the food industry and consumer health protection; engaging in the transfer of new knowledge to end-users and stake-holders, including industry, regulatory authorities and policy makers. 

Food Science and Technology
Nutrition and Human Health
  • Nutrition surveillance, including national nutrition surveys
  • Vitamin D in health and disease
  • Nutritional biochemistry: bioactivity, bioavailability and cytoxicity
  • Functional food development and validation
  • Diet, obesity and cancer
  • Modulation of the immune system and inflamation by nutritional means
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Irish Food Composition Database




School Facilities and Equipment

School of Food and Nutritional Sciences

School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Room 240 Food Science Building, University College, Cork