IUNS Newsletter May 2018 – available to read now

The latest edition of the IUNS Newsletter is available to read online. The May 2018 edition of this biannual newsletter features the IUNS Council’s activities at the 21st IUNS-ICN held in October 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read more.

Noguchi Prize Africa

The Hideyo Noguchi Prize is now taking applications. The Prize aims to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa, thus contributing to the health and welfare of the African people and of all humankind. For more information including application criteria […]

ICSU/NASAC/ISSC call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards Sustainable African Urban Development

International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) will support up to 11 collaborative research projects across Africa (to the value of up to 90,000 Euro each over two years) that will that explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa. ICSU invited African […]

IAEA Call for Papers for ‘International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions’

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have announced that they will be holding an ‘International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions’. The purpose of the symposium is to strengthen understanding of how to tackle the double burden of malnutrition by sharing recent findings as well as experiences with the implementation […]

Nominations for Global Nutrition Report Independent Expert Group

The Global Nutrition Report (GNR) is refreshing its Independent Expert Group (IEG). We are looking to create a dynamic and innovative group who will guide and help draft the content of future GNRs. We need experts from within the nutrition community and also way beyond that. Please take a look at our blog post to […]

IUNS Task Force applications (2017 – 2021)

IUNS addresses global issues of nutrition through its committees known as ‘Task Forces’. Task Forces consist of a membership with broad geographical representation and organise international workshops or meetings on topics currently significant in nutrition which result in publications in peer reviewed journals or monographs. Several IUNS Task Forces have later developed to become larger […]

IUNS Welcome New Council and host city for ICN 2025 announcement

At the IUNS General Assembly in October during the IUNS-ICN in Buenos Aires, Adhering Bodies voted for their new IUNS Council for the period 2017 – 2021. After the voting had been counted and overseen by representatives of three Adhering Bodies (Denmark, Taiwan and Burkina Faso) the new Council was announced as: President: Professor Alfredo […]

IUFoST 2018 Poster and Oral Deadlines

IUFoST 2018 held in Mumbai, India have released information on how to submit oral and poster presentations. For more information about the Conference and how to submit oral and poster presentations please follow this link.

VACANCY: Assistant or Associate Professor of Nutrition and Planetary Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks candidates for the position of assistant or associate professor in nutrition and planetary health. The search committee welcomes applicants from a wide variety of fields including but not limited to nutrition, environmental sustainability, ecology, and agriculture. This is a tenure-ladder position, […]