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School Food – Who Cares?

Franklin-Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus, London

21 Nov michael-nelson Part of Department of Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

School Food – Who Cares?

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Dr Michael Nelson is Reader in Public Health Nutrition at King’s College London, and former Director of Research and Nutrition at the Children’s Food Trust. He is currently Director of Public Health Nutrition Research Ltd. His early career with the Medical Research Council sparked a keen interest in nutritional epidemiology, statistics, and measurement validity. Research interests have included the diets of UK school children and links between diet and poverty, cognitive function, behaviour and attainment, and monitoring the impact of standards on school lunch take up and consumption. He collaborates nationally and internationally to promote a strong evidence base for school food policy. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and other publications in the public domain.His forthcoming book, Statistics in Nutrition and Dietetics, will be available from Wiley in January 2020.



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