The School of Nutrition Sciences provides practical training in stimulating settings to enable students to make a powerful contribution to the body of knowledge in nutrition sciences.

Nutrition is among the top 10 fastest-growing fields in healthcare, with an impressive expected growth rate of 21 percent through 2022 in North America.

This academic path often leads graduates to careers in hospitals, community health centres, governmental health promotion agencies, agri-food companies and other avenues.

The School’s growing body of experts, who understand and stress the critical impact nutrition has on health, lead cutting-edge research in food science and nutrition.


Nutrition and food science innovation is key to promoting global health and wellness. Our programs aspire to create and mobilize cutting-edge food and nutrition knowledge for enabling healthy lifestyles.


To prepare future professional leaders in food and nutrition sciences within a bilingual research-intensive environment.

Office of the Director

Isabelle Giroux

: THN 118
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8337
Email[email protected]

Riadh Hammami

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Studies
Room: RGN 2219
Telephone: (613) 562-5800 ext. 4110
Email[email protected]

Chantal Matar

Assistant Director, Graduate Studies and Research
Room: RGN 2057
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8322
Email[email protected]

Contact us

School of Nutrition Sciences

Thompson Hall (map) THN 118A
25 University Private
Ottawa, ON, Canada
K1N 6N5
[email protected] (Undergraduate Studies)
[email protected] (Graduate Studies)
[email protected] (Office of the Director)