Innovation in nutrition science is essential to promoting health and well-being worldwide. Our food and nutrition science programs aim to generate and disseminate leading-edge knowledge about food and nutrition to promote healthy lifestyles.
A snapshot of the School of Nutrition Sciences
The School of Nutrition Sciences provides practical and theoretical training in a stimulating learning environment that allows students to develop expertise in food and nutrition science, improve the nutritional and health environments of populations, and contribute significantly to knowledge in this field.
Our mission is to train professionals who will be leaders in food and nutrition science in a high-calibre, bilingual research setting.
A quick overview of nutrition sciences
Nutrition sciences are a constantly evolving; they are an important sector of our economy. The demand for experts in this field is growing and employment prospects are excellent.
University training in nutrition sciences allows students to choose from a wide range of career settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, private practices, food services, community health centres, government agencies, research institutes, agribusiness and universities, to name a few.
The School’s growing body of experts understand and emphasize the significant impact of nutrition on health, and their research focuses on emerging areas of food science and nutrition.