Prof. Susan Fairweather-Tait
Professor of Human Nutrition
Human nutrition; mineral metabolism; nutrient bioavailability; bone health; iron deficiency; impact of ageing on chronic disease, in particular nutrient requirements.
After her PhD at King’s College London (formerly Queen Elizabeth College), Prof. Susan Fairweather-Tait worked in the food industry for a short while and then moved to the Institute of Food Research, Norwich, initially as a Senior Research Scientist and latterly as Head of the Nutrition Division and Programme Leader for Micronutrients. In 2006 she was offered a personal chair in the School of Medicine, Health Policy & Practice UEA and moved to UEA in early 2007.