The Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Iceland places great emphasis on research. The undergraduate programmes immediately include teaching of professional research methods, although actual research primarily starts in the graduate programmes. A Master's degree is to a large extent based on a research project under the supervision of and in collaboration with lecturers and colleagues, domestically and abroad. The doctoral programme is a 180 ECTS scientific and technical research project leading to new knowledge and innovation.
Research in Food Science
Food Science Research is a research field for teachers and graduate students in Food Science and specialists in similar fields such as Molecular Science and Biochemistry and is located at Matís.
The Unit for Nutrition Research
The Unit for Nutrition Research (RIN) is a scientific Unit of Research at the University of Iceland and University Hospital which has a vast collaboration with other universities, hospitals, and other institutes in the field of nutrition. RIN also participates in service research and other projects that connect with nutrition and health, both for public or private members.