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Human Nutritional Sciences News Archive


Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Food sensory study taste tests foods with lentils and peas

March 24, 2017 — 
Volunteers still needed for taste acceptability study



Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

March is Nutrition Month

February 27, 2017 — 
This year’s theme is “Take the Fight out of Food!” - Join in the many activities planned!

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Take the fight out of food stress

February 24, 2017 — 
Join us Thursday, March 16 for an interactive session on improving your relationship with food

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Tossing a new tasty pizza crust

February 3, 2017 — 
Pinto-buckwheat flour blends increase nutritional value of pizza crust

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Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

Some of our favourite stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 — 
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites

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Noralou Roos, professor in the department of community health sciences

Alumni and faculty appointed to Order of Canada

November 27, 2016 — 
Gregg Hanson, Sharon Carstairs, Warren Winkler, Marie Wilson, Michael Eskin and Noralou Roos recognized for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to Canada

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From left to right: Chief Christian Sinclair, Opaskwayak Cree Nation; Dr. Jay Doering, Univrersity of Manitoba; Dr. Jin Seok Park,Korean Agriculture System & Technology (KAST) Engineering Co. Ltd.; Dr. JaeHoon Rhee, GyeongBuk TechnoPark Foundation; Dr. Sang Rok Oh, Korea Institute of Science and Technology

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

University teams with Opaskwayak Cree Nation, international partners on smart farm research

September 29, 2016 — 
Community, research, government and industry partners will work together on research and development of a “smart vertical farm”.

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sugar cubes stacked and standing before a white background

Op-ed: Is a new tax the answer to our sweet problem?

September 29, 2016 — 
A sugar-sweetened beverage tax alone would likely do little to improve population health outcomes if it fails to change behaviour among low socio-economic populations



Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Research Day 2016 a success!

May 12, 2016 — 
Check out the social media recap of Research Day 2016, a showcase of University of Manitoba health, leisure, and human performance research.

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201505013-2015 Research Day-Photo by BEIBEI LU-59

A showcase of U of M health, leisure, & human performance research

May 10, 2016 — 
Research Day 2016, an annual showcase of University of Manitoba health, leisure, and human performance research, takes place all day Wednesday, May 11.

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