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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.