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Cambridge Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition

NNEdPro is a member organisation of Cambridge University Health Partners, and its Global Centre for Nutrition and Health in Cambridge is conducting the certified Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition from 5th to 9th July 2019.


The 2019 edition of the Summer School is co-organised with the School of Advanced Studies on Food and Nutrition of the University of Parma, Italy, and will have a contingent of internationally recognised lecturers in Cambridge for the occasion.

5th - 9th July 2019, Cambridge

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. Candidates are selected on the basis of their previous experience and overall suitability for the programme.


What will I learn in five days?

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.  


Will I be assessed?

Candidates from healthcare and related backgrounds will additionally 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.For candidates attending any of the open-access International Summer Programmes taking place between 7 July and 20 July, special provision exists to attend modules of the Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition on either or both of Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July at a special rate. (Please contact ICE staff for further information).


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, new International Academy of Nutrition Education (IANE) Members will receive a post-course 1:1 mentoring session.


As a delegate of a NNedPro conference, you are 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 a significantly discounted registration for the NNEdPro Summit and/or the ISSN Congress, but will be responsible for organising their own accommodation. These scientific meetings are opportunities for candidates attending the NNEdPro Summer School to participate in directly relevant international conference proceedings immediately after completing their course.


Is the Summer School residential?

There are options for both residential and non-residential students although we would recommend the residential option to benefit from networking opportunities and due to a tight schedule.

Please see 'Accomodation and Fees' for more information


How much does it cost?

Please see 'Accomodation and Fees' for more information


How can I register?

Click here for Summer School 2019 registration portal

If you need more information, or assistance on how to book a place, please email [email protected] and/or call +44 (0)1223 760850.


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.


What is your refund policy?

For any cancellations received on or before 8th June you will receive a 70% refund. Any cancellations received between 9th and 29th June will receive a 40% refund. If you cancel on or after 30th June no refunds can be issued. Substitute delegates are not accepted.


Are you able to organise travel to the course for me?

All participants will be expected to organise their own travel to and from Cambridge and the NNEdPro Group takes no responsibility for organising transport.


Do I need a visa?

You may require a visa to enter the UK. All applicants are responsible for securing their own visa should they require one. Please visit the following website for further details: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa


How do I get to Cambridge?

Cambridge is easily accessible by bus and rail services from many cities in the UK. Please visit: https://www.nationalexpress.com/en and http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/?_ga=2.64540975.1291830952.1547477234-1622057094.1493940183


In addition, it is in close proximity to a number of international airports such as Cambridge International Airport, London Stansted, London Heathrow and London Gatwick.



Do you have any more questions? Please e-mail us!

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Summer School 2019