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COVID19: Useful Resources

NNEdPro Dedicated Microsite V43

Last updated on 04/05/2023

Current Highlights

'As the expertise of our team spans nutrition research, clinical practice and public health, we are well-positioned in the international effort to improve human health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we have collated data and resources that are most relevant to current knowledge and practice relating to COVID-19, specifically in its relation to nutrition, on our dedicated microsites’.

 

Recent microsite highlights include​ 

  • What are the Terms & Conditions to attend the course?
    1. The NNEdPro Summer School is for individuals interested in nutrition and its health applications and is also open to undergraduate students as well as adult learners. Whilst the course is open-access, a background in relevant biological sciences and/or health related disciplines is required for candidates to sit the final assessment and to receive a certificate of competence. However, those from other backgrounds will be eligible for a certificate of attendance but will not need to sit the final assessment. 2. To ensure that all participants are able to enjoy as well as benefit from studying with us, you will need to be confident understanding and following arguments presented in written and spoken English at University level. 3. Refunds can only be issued for cancellation requests received up to seven days after the access to the material is given, this will be when the email confirmation with your access details to the NNEdPro Virtual Learning Environment is sent. If you cancel after that, no refunds can be issued. Substitute delegates are not accepted. Please note that any transaction fee incurred will be deducted from your refund.To request a refund, please contact us at info@nnedpro.org.uk
  • Who is the course for?
    The Summer School is intended for individuals interested in nutrition and its health-applications and is also open to undergraduate students and other adult learners.
  • How much time should I set aside for this course?
    The course consists of: Around 40 hours of pre-recorded lectures you can study at your own pace. You will be invited for a 2-day Q&A and mentoring session with the faculty online or in person in Cambridge, according to your selection when booking the course. The assignments (essay, critical appraisal and final test) should not take longer than 3 hours each to complete.
  • What are the requirements?
    Whilst the course is open-access, a background in relevant biological sciences and/or health related disciplines is required for candidates to sit the final assessment and to receive a certificate of competence. However, those from other backgrounds will be eligible for a certificate of attendance but will not need to sit the final assessment. To ensure that all participants are able to enjoy as well as benefit from studying with us, you will need to be confident understanding and following arguments presented in written and spoken English at University level.
  • What will I learn throughout the course?
    The course provides in depth exposure to Applied Human Nutrition including basic concepts in human nutrition; nutritional research methods; nutrition in healthcare and nutrition public health and policy. For a taste of what to expect, check out the previous years content at the bottom of the page.
  • Will I be assessed?
    Candidates from healthcare and related backgrounds will be able to undertake an assessment at the end of the course to gain a certificate of competence, accredited by professional bodies in the UK for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development. To date, dual accreditation has been provided by the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal Society of Biology in the UK, providing internationally recognised quality benchmarks. If are not from healthcare and related backgrounds, you can still complete the final assignment to receive a certificate of completion.
  • What additional support and benefits can I get?
    In addition to learn and network with an international community of peers and experts, the opportunity to be assessed and gain a certificate of competence, as a member of the International Academy of Nutrition Education (IANE) Members you will receive a post-course 1:1 mentoring session. As a delegate of a NNEdPro event, you are also entitled to a 20% discount on the cost of publishing your article in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health. Those attending the NNEdPro Summer School will receive free registration to the NNEdPro International Summit on Food, Nutrition and Health. This scientific meeting is a opportunity for candidates attending the NNEdPro Summer School to participate in directly relevant international conference proceedings immediately after completing their course.
  • Is there a discount for group reservations?
    A discount of 10%, 12% and 15% will be applied for groups of over 3, 6 and 10 respectively. Please contact us to learn more.
  • What is your refund policy?
    3. Refunds can only be issued for cancellation requests received up to seven days after the access to the material is given, this will be when the email confirmation with your access details to the NNEdPro Virtual Learning Environment is sent. If you cancel after that, no refunds can be issued. Substitute delegates are not accepted. Please note that any transaction fee incurred will be deducted from your refund. To request a refund, please contact us at info@nnedpro.org.uk
  • Any more questions?
    Please contact us at info@nnedpro.org.uk or use the enquire button available on this page

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NNEdPro COVID-19 Task Force

 

Executive Members

  • Ebiambu Agwara: Co-Chair (Executive) 

  • Sumantra Ray: Co-Chair (Non-executive)

 

BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health Members

  • Bryndís Eva Birgisdóttir: Associate Editor, BMJ NPH

  • Martin Kohlmeier: Editor in Chief, BMJ NPH

 

Corresponding Members

  • Matheus Abrantes: Digital and Microsite support

  • Sucheta Mitra: Funding and Operational Support

 

Current Core Members

  • Dominic Crocombe

  • Emmanuel Baah

  • Luigi Palla

  • Mercedes Zorrilla Tejeda

  • Ramya Rajaram

  • Shane McAuliffe

  • Sonigitu Ekpe

 

Former Attending Members

  • Clare Chadda

  • Claudia Mitrofan

  • Elaine Macaninch

  • Emily Fallon

  • Harrison Carter

  • Helena Trigueiro

  • James Bradfield

  • Kaninika Basu

  • Luke Buckner

  • Lyn Haynes

  • Marcello Scopazzini

  • Marjorie Lima do Vale

  • Niky Raja

  • Pedro Castro

  • Shobhana Nagraj

  • Suzana Almoosawi 

  • Timothy Eden

  • Xunhan Li

 

Former Corresponding Member

  • Pauline Douglas

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