Food and Health
Institute of Food and Health
The UCD Institute of Food and Health is affiliated with the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science. The Institute is unique in Europe in bringing together food and health research from food production through to food science, nutrition and engineering and finally to food regulation and consumer behaviour. The Institute and School are closely linked through several projects and initiatives including the National Nutrition Surveillance Centre, the HRB National Centre for Diet and Health, the Joint Irish Nutrigenomics project and studies examining consumer perception of food risk. School staff affiliated with the Institute included Professor Mike Gibney, Professor Cecily Kelleher, Professor Helen Roche and Professor Pat Wall.