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Annual Dairy Council Nutrition Lecture at Ulster University

30.11.2017

Annual Dairy Council Nutrition Lecture at Ulster University

This year’s Annual Dairy Council Nutrition Lecture at the Ulster University was given by Professor Philip C Calder, Professor of Immunology at the University of Southampton on 29th November.

Professor Calder spoke to an audience of more than 140 academics, nutrition students and health professionals on ‘Omega–3 fatty acids: fact or fiction?’ He highlighted current research on the health benefits of omega–3 fatty acids particularly their potential clinical benefits for cardiovascular disease.

The Annual Lecture represents long–standing co–operation between Ulster University and the Dairy Council the purpose of which has been to provide a forum for world class research to be presented in key areas of human nutrition.

Pictured L to R: Professor Helene McNulty, Ulster University; Mark Blelock, Dairy Council Chairman; Professor Philip C Calder and Professor Sean Strain, Ulster University.

 

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