Training Programme

Future Scientific Leadership Programme; Nutrition and Health

Are you interested in the innovations and trends in the world of dairy? Do you want to know more about dairy products, in relation to the current interest for plant-based diets? Are you eager to learn how processing affects nutrient values of dairy products? Interested in consumer behavior and nudging? Then this Future Scientific Leadership Programme; Dairy, Nutrition and Health is the right programme for you.

Organised by Wageningen Academy

Mon 30 November 2020 until Fri 4 December 2020

Duration 5 days
Location Wageningen Campus

Application deadline: 30 September 2020
Learn how to apply or download the flyer.

Why join this programme?

By attending this Future Scientific Leadership Programme you will;

  • Get an in-depth understanding of the current and future trends in the world of dairy.
  • Expand your knowledge in the area of nutrition and health.
  • Explore the concept of circular dairy farming.
  • Expand your knowledge on sustainable diets.
  • Learn about consumer behavior and nudging.
  • Experience the biggest dairy lab in the world, Wageningen’s state-of-the-art research labs and a dairy farm.
  • Connect with knowledge experts and like-minded participants.
  • Get new insights on how to organize research and innovative teams and projects.

For whom is this programme?

This Future Scientific Leadership Programme is suitable for food scientists and technologists, nutritionists, dietitians, researchers, working professionals and any other individuals with an interest in dairy, nutrition and health.

Outline and topics

TheFuture Scientific Leadership Programme; Dairy, Nutrition and Health consists of an attractive mixture of lectures; interactive sessions; visits to the biggest dairy lab in the world, Wageningen’s state-of-the-art research labs and a dairy farm; and networking dinner.

Every day, sessions will be led by various professors from the Wageningen University and Research, and experts from the dairy industry. You will get to explore a wide range of topics such as:

  • Current and future trends in the dairy industry
  • Circular farming
  • Processing and product development
  • Nutrition and health
  • Food physiology

An overview of the programme, with involved experts and programme outline will become available later on.

Course leader

The course leader of this Summer School is prof. dr. ir. Thom Huppertz, Wageningen University & Research.

More information & application

More information on how to apply can be found here, or download the flyer. Questions? Contact the programme manager Zhen Liu.