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Professor Alan Jackson appointed as NIHR Director of Nutrition Research

Professor Alan Jackson

Given the importance of nutrition to health, the Department of Health has invited Professor Alan Jackson CBE to take the role of the NIHR Director for Nutrition Research. The post will be part time for 1 year.  In this post, Professor Jackson will provide expert advice and leadership in the nationally important area of research into nutrition and health.  This is a research area which involves many sectors and draws upon, for example, biomedical, clinical, socio-economic and behavioural science.  The role will involve a focus on cross-NIHR activity and will involve engagement with external stakeholders such as research charities and other research funders, including industry.

Read more about Professor Jackson and the role of the NIHR Director for Nutrition.

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