We aim to add here brief news bulletins on members’ achievements and activities to provide a flavour of the broad influence SENSE members have in the nutrition field.

For further information on any of these bulletins, please contact the SENSE member directly via our meet the members’ page. If members wish to add a news item to the list they can fill in a form in the members area.

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Charlotte Stirling-Reed has written and published a book – ‘How to Wean Your Baby’

Charlotte Stirling-Reed has written and published a book – ‘How to Wean Your Baby’ hit the shops in April 2021 and was an instant Sunday Times Bestseller.

Charlotte’s book is a step-by-step guide to support parents who are starting the weaning journey with their babies. It contains the latest science on this topic and breaks it down into digestible information for tired parents/carers.

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Want to know what our SENSE founder got up to during the COVID lockdowns?

Want to know what our SENSE founder got up to during the COVID lockdowns? Check the link below to read how Pilates and Dr Elsie Widdowson stimulated Dr Margaret Ashwell into action!

https://www.nutritionsociety.org/announcements/special-80th-anniversary-book

 

And, as a Nut. Soc. Fellow herself, you can read Margaret’s autobiographical entry on page 232 of the 80th Anniversary book.

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Dr Margaret Ashwell has edited a book to celebrate the Nutrition Society’s 80th anniversary.

Dr Margaret Ashwell has edited a book to celebrate the Nutrition Society’s 80th anniversary. It contains 21 mini autobiographies of Nutrition Society Presidents and Honorary Fellows, from 1991 to 2021. Here is the link to the free book so you can read fascinating facts about past and present famous names in the UK nutrition world.

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SENSE members, Jennette Higgs and Kathryn Styles have successfully published their work on effective risk-reducing allergy management in secondary schools

SENSE members, Jennette Higgs and Kathryn Styles have successfully published their work on effective risk-reducing allergy management in secondary schools in Allergy, the official journal of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI).  This is the culmination of a four-year, multidisciplinary team project, working with allergy experts and a series of case study schools.

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Dr Laura Wyness received the The Caroline Walker Trust (CWT) 30th Anniversary Award of Freelance Nutritionist of the Year.

Dr Laura Wyness received the The Caroline Walker Trust (CWT) 30th Anniversary Award of Freelance Nutritionist of the Year.

Dr Wyness was also shortlisted in the CWT Media Food Campaigner of the Year category as part of the @AfNutr team who set up a monthly Twitter chat to support Nutritionists registered with the AfN (Association for Nutrition).

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SENSE member Barbara Bray received an MBE for services to food and nutrition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, 2019

Barbara Bray updatedSENSE member Barbara Bray received an MBE for services to food and nutrition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, 2019. She is currently a director of the Oxford Farming Conference (www.ofc.org.uk) and sits on committees for both the Institute of Food Science and Technology and The Nutrition Society’s Training Academy. 

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Dr Barbara Bray, SENSE member

From food technology, to agriculture (postharvest technologies specialising in tropical crops); to human nutrition; to Nuffield Scholar travelling the world to investigate vegetable technologies among other things – Barbara is now meetings secretary at SENSE and still travelling to exotic places with her work! To read how, see Ursula Arens’ Face to Face article in NHD (see page 41): https://issuu.com/nhpublishingltd/docs/issue_135_digital?e=14357770/62067336

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