The GYA membership will allow Dr. Udenigwe to pursue his goal of fostering the global food system from a multidisciplinary perspective. Dr. Udenigwe hopes to provide expertise in food and nutritional sciences in developing transversal strategies for addressing the Zero Hunger target of the GYA and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
“On Jan 11th, the School of Nutrition Sciences hosted a Nutrition and Mental Health Knowledge exchange day at Roger Guindon Hall, uOttawa, which included live streaming of the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) annual thematic conference "Advances in Nutrition
We were proud to hear the inspiring farewell speech of this year’s valedictorian by Anna Ly-Kirkwood, a graduate of the School of Nutritional Sciences, at the graduation ceremony held on November 1, 2019.
Knowledge from this project will help provide a better access to a continuum of perinatal nutritional and health services in French to improve nutrition as well as maternal and infantile health among francophone people in minority settings.
The award, offered by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, recognizes excellence in knowledge mobilization among researchers who were successful in promoting and facilitating the use of research outside academic settings.
Building on his extensive experience in protein and peptide chemistry, structure and function, Professor Udenigwe will chair a research program that supports the development of innovative approaches to the use of plant-derived proteins and peptides in the food industry.
Florence was chosen for the Award for her independent dedication to her research project on the evaluation of commercially available protein supplements for use by varsity athletes. Her research results are being used in a sports nutrition course and to educate varsity athletes at the University of Ottawa.