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MRes - Master of Research

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Research overview

The overarching theme of the school's nutritional sciences research group is the scientific understanding and improvement of nutrition for both humans and animals.

The main areas of research include:

  • control and manipulation of the nutritional and processing quality of animal and plant products, including texture of fruit and meat products
  • nutritional enhancement of fat and protein content in animals
  • control of growth of farm animals, especially nutrient-gene interactions and synchronising the supply of energy and nitrogen
  • nutritional evaluation of feed for animals, such as the effect of dietary tannins on parasitic infections
  • programming and health
  • diet-health interactions in man, including nutrient-gene interactions

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2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject.

University information

The University of Nottingham is a pioneering institution with a long and distinguished heritage in education. It is a research-intensive university, and a superb place to study for a postgraduate qualification. It offers excellent teaching and learning facilities and a wide network of professional partnership organisations offering plenty of career opportunities. Taught and research courses are available in a wide range of subject areas and...more

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