In The News - Clinical Sciences and Nutrition

  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018  

    With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, February is the perfect month to take care of our hearts, and a public lecture by three University of Chester academics will be encouraging people to do just that.

  • Friday, February 2, 2018  

    If you started the New Year with plans to make some lifestyle changes, but are struggling to stay motivated, then a nutrition fair being run by students from the University of Chester might be just what you need!

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018  

    Many of us take stock of our diet during the month of January, and a timely public research seminar at the University of Chester will be exploring the health benefits of vitamin D.

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017  

    The impact of academic research on public health policy is the topic of a public lecture at the University of Chester on Wednesday, May 3.

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017  

    The vital role of a healthy diet in the treatment and management of heart failure will be explored in a public lecture at the University of Chester this week.

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016  

    National midwifery award win for visiting lecturer A VISITING Lecturer at the University has won a national award from the British Journal of Midwifery Practice for her work advising midwives on helping mums-to-be to eat healthily.

  • Monday, May 16, 2016  

    The University held an Athena SWAN Launch event recently to raise awareness of the importance of Athena SWAN, to celebrate the recent achievement of the Bronze Award and to demonstrate the University’s commitment to advancing women’s careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) subjects. This event was hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Clinical Sciences and formed part of the Diversity Festival.

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2016  

    With National Smile Month taking place between 16 May and 16 June, researchers at the University of Chester are using the opportunity to highlight that indulging a sweet tooth is one factor which contributes to tooth decay in children.

  • Monday, April 25, 2016  

    The issue of taxing foods as a means of reducing rates of obesity has been a hot topic lately, with the UK Government going back and forth with the idea of a sugar tax, ultimately setting for a sugar levy to be introduced in 2018.

  • Monday, February 8, 2016  

    Masters Degrees in Dublin at the National Training Centre.

    • Now recruiting for September 2016.
    • From 6pm to 8pm on Friday 24th June 2016 at:

    The Gresham Hotel, 23 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin D01 C3W7.

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016  

    If your New Year’s resolution was to make some lifestyle changes and eat more healthily, then a Nutrition Fair being run by students from the University of Chester might be the extra motivation you need to get started.

  • Tuesday, October 6, 2015  

    Would you like to know about how vitamin D status can affect your iron levels and how well you absorb the iron in food products? Researchers in the Department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition are carrying out a study to investigate the effect of vitamin D supplementation consumed with iron fortified breakfast cereals to treat iron deficiency.

  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015  

    Staff in the department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition responds to Public Health England’s call for comments on the Eat Well Plate and use of the 5 A day logo.

  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015  

    Nutritionists are calling for male Chester residents to take part in a clinical study which aims to better understand the impact that vitamin D supplements could have on heart disease and diabetes.

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015  

    Why the NHS needs weight loss programmes guest lecture at University of Chester by Dr Michelle Harvie Research Dietitian Genesis Breast Cancer Research, University Hospital South Manchester.

  • Thursday, May 1, 2014  

    An expert in public health and nutrition from the University of Chester has described the rise in the number and dependence on food banks in the UK as ‘alarming’, confirming the current welfare system is failing those who are most disadvantaged.

  • Friday, April 25, 2014  

    Nutrition students from the University of Chester have been helping children and teenagers in Cheshire to tackle obesity and diabetes.

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014  

    Clinical Sciences and Nutrition research seminar explores obesity issues:

    This was the subject of the first event in the seminar series to be launched by the University of Chester’s Department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition as part of its five-year research strategy.

  • Thursday, March 27, 2014  

    On Thursday 27th March, the Department of Clinical Sciences & Nutrition held a seminar on the geography, physiology, medicine and psychology of climbing Everest. The final keynote presentation was by Dr. Rob Casserley, a GP and emergency medicine physician who has summited Everest 8-Times.

  • Wednesday, November 27, 2013  


    In partnership with the Riverside Innovation Center, the Department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition conducted a one day entrepreneurship workshop in July for all their past graduates and current MSc Weight Management students.