The BNF Annual Lecture in 2013 was given by Professor Sean Strain, Professor of Human Nutrition and Director of the Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE) entitled 'Eating fish for two'.
Past Annual Lectures
2012 Dr Ann Prentice, Standing on the shoulders of giants: understanding calcium and vitamin D requirements
2011 Professor Jeya Henry, How much food does man require: new insights
2010 Professor John Blundell, Interactions between physical activity and appetite control: can we reduce the energy gap?
2009 Professor Tom Sanders, The role of fat in the diet - quantity, quality and sustainability
2008 Professor J Cummings, Probiotics: better health from "good" bacteria?
2007 Professor K Khaw, Diet and Health: What Can We Learn From Population Studies?
2006 Professor S Blair, Physical Inactivity: A Major Public Health Problem
2005 Professor T Kirkwood, Nutrition for a Longer Life
2004 Professor S Bingham, What do people eat? Nutritional insights from molecular epidemiology
2003 Professor JC Mathers, Nutrition and epigenetics - how the genome learns from its experience
2002 Professor CM Williams, Chips with Everything? Nutritional genomics and the application of diet in disease prevention
2001 Professor M Gibney, On the Right to Eat Wrongly
2000 Professor A Prentice, The Fires of Life: the struggles of an ancient metabolism in a modern world
1999 Professor AA Jackson, All that glitters -Today’s challenges facing nutritional science
1998 Professor RS Pickard, The Food of the Gods - honey
1997 Professor RB Flavell, Challenges for Tomorrow’s Food from Today’s Science
1996 Professor Dame B Clayton, Nutrition Tasks: Achievements and Challenges for the Future
1995 Dr A Ganguly, Nutrition: From Molecules to Well-being
1994 Dr G Pascal, Food and Nutrition in a European Context
1993 Dr K Calman, The Health of the Nation: Nutritional Implications
1992 Sir F Riley, Beyond Two Ears of Corn
1991 Professor J Durant, Apple a Day? Public Understanding of Advice on Healthy Eating
1990 Professor J Waterlow, Malnourished Children: Problems and Controversies
1989 Professor N Kurti, Pleasures and Problems of Eating
1988 Professor JVGA Durnin, Nutritional Lessons from the Developing World
1987 Professor JRA Mitchell, Preventing Coronary Disease: The Myths and Realities
1986 Sir K Blaxter, Future Hunger?
1985 Miss J Marr, One Man and his Diet
1984 Professor I Macdonald, Nutrition in Balance: Fact and Fantasy
1983 Professor H Munro, Research on Nutrition and Ageing: The Challenge
1982 Dr E Widdowson, Age, Sex and Nutrition
1981 Professor Sir John Butterfield, A Policy for Clinical Nutrition
1980 Sir David Orr, Bridging the Nutrition Gap: The Role of the Food Processor
1979 Professor FM Clydesdale, Nutritional Fantasy
1978 Dr JS Garrow, Obesity: Is the Battle Worthwhile?
1976 Sir David Cuthbertson, Injury, Operation and Wound Healing: their Nutritional Implications
1975 Professor Sir Frank Young, The Nutrition of a Biochemist
1974 Dame H Chick, Studies of Rickets in Vienna 1919-1922
1973 Dr E Kodicek, The Story of Vitamin D: from Vitamin to Hormone
1972 Professor Sir Rudolf Peters, The Neglect of Nutrition and its Consequences
1971 Professor RA McCance, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow