The BNF Prize

The BNF Prize is awarded annually to a person or group for their outstanding achievement in an area of nutrition.

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The BNF Prize

The BNF Prize is awarded annually to a person or group for their outstanding achievement in an area of nutrition. The BNF Prize is awarded by BNF’s Board of Trustees, Advisory Committee and Scientific Committee, based on a ballot of potential candidates. The Award is made possible through BNF’s management of the Drummond Memorial Fund, established in memory of the work and contribution of Sir Jack Drummond.

Past winners of the BNF Prize

2020 Professor Gary Frost

2019 Professor Hilary Powers

Professor Emerita of Nutritional Biochemistry at the University of Sheffield

2018 Professor Susan Lanham-New

Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Surrey.

2017 Professor Ian MacDonald

Professor of Metabolic Physiology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, 

2016 Professor Susan Jebb

Professor of Diet and Population Health, University of Oxford

2015 Professor Philip Calder

Professor of Nutritional Immunology, University of Southampton

2014 Professor Keith Frayn

Emeritus Professor of Human Metabolism at the University of Oxford

2013 Professor David Barker CBE (accepted on his behalf by his daughter Dr Mary Barker)

2012 Professor Sean Strain

Professor of Human Nutrition and Director of the Northern Ireland Centre for Food & Health (NICHE) at the University of Ulster

2011 Dr Ann Prentice

Director and Head of Nutrition and Bone Health Research at MRC Human Nutrition Research

2010 Professor Jeya Henry

Professor of Human Nutrition at Oxford Brookes University

2009 Professor John Blundell

Professor of PsychoBiology at the University of Leeds

2008 Professor Ricardo Uauy

Professor of Public Health Nutrition, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and INTA University of Chile

2007 Professor John Cummings

Emeritus Professor of Experimental Gastroenterology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School Dundee

2006 Professor Kay-Tee Khaw

Professor of Clinical Gerontology, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine

2005 Mrs Karen Barber

Campaigns Manager, Food and Drink Federation

2004 Professor Tom Kirkwood

Professor of Medicine, University of Newcastle

2003 Dr Christine Edwards

Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition, Glasgow University

2002 Professor John Mathers

Professor of Human Nutrition and Director of the Human Nutrition Research Centre, University of Newcastle

2001 Professor Christine Williams

Hugh Sinclair Professor of Human Nutrition, University of Reading

2000 Professor Michael Gibney

Professor of Nutrition and Fellow of Trinity College Dublin

1999 Professor Andrew Prentice

Head of the MRC International Nutrition Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

1998 Professor Alan Jackson

Professor of Nutrition, University of Southampton

1997 Dr Susan Fairweather-Tait

Diet & Health Group, Centre for Preventative Medicine, University of East Anglia

1995 Dr David Buss

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

1994 Dr Louise Davies

Gerontology Nutrition Unit, Queen Elizabeth College, University of London

1993 Professor JVGA Durnin

Emeritus Professor of Physiology, University of Glasgow

1992 Mr Nigel Hawkes

Science Editor, The Times

1991 Dr Elsie Widdowson

BNF Honorary President

1990 Dr Roger Whitehead

Director, MRC Dunn Nutrition Unit

1989 Professor David Southgate

Director, Institute of Food Research

 

 

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