Human Nutrition Forum

Welcome to the Human Nutrition Forum

Contact details: Professor Jenny Ames, Chair of Human Nutrition and Health, Queen's University Belfast, Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 6539;

The Human Nutrition Forum is being established in 2008. Members are academic staff and students at Queen’s with research interests in all aspects of human nutrition and come from a range of Schools and other research groupings in the university. Research undertaken includes:

  • Role of diet in health and disease
  • Understanding of factors leading to obesity
  • Factors controlling food choice
  • Biomarkers

Studies involve:

Human subjects (patients and healthy people)Animal modelsCell culture

The aims of the Human Nutrition Forum are to:

  • provide networking opportunities 
  • facilitate collaborative research
  • promote research publications in Nutrition
  • provide information about expertise, facilities and other resource available at Queen's

Useful links

Irish Food and Health Research Alliance (IFHRA)