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Tuesday 20 November 2018 3:30pm

The Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre, along with the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge and The Riddet Institute, a national Centre of Research Excellence, co-hosted a research symposium and two workshops on 11-12 February, 2019, in Dunedin, NZ.

The Focus on Fibre and Food Monitoring symposium examined two topical aspects of human nutrition and health:

  • the role of dietary fibre in preventing and treating non-communicable diseases;
  • the importance of knowing what New Zealanders eat to inform health research and policy.

Date: 11-12 February, 2019
Venue: Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Dunedin
Cost: $75

Download the symposium flyer

Focus on Fibre and Food Monitoring, 11-12 February, 2019

Focus on Fibre and Food Monitoring programme

  • Focus on Fibre: Monday 11 February, 1pm-5.30pm, followed by symposium dinner
  • Focus on Food Monitoring: Tuesday 12 February, 9am-1pm.

Two workshops, one focusing on fibre and the other on food monitoring, were held on the Tuesday afternoon, 2-4.30pm.

Download the programme

Meet our speakers and chairs

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International speakers

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Emeritus Prof John Cummings, University of Dundee

Tracy Hambridge FSANZ 186
Tracy Hambridge, Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Meet more speakers

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