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The Food, Metabolism and Society domain encompasses a breadth of cross-disciplinary research at UCL from experts across numerous departments and institutes. Discover more about the research themes covered by their work.
Metabolic Disease

Metabolic Disease

Reseach areas include obesity, type 2 diabetes, and genetic disorders of metabolic function

Metabolism and Global Health

Metabolism and Global Health

Research areas include malnutrition, metabolic disease in the developing world, and food security and supply.

Biodiversity and Agriculture

Biodiversity and Agriculture

Research areas include agricultural impacts on biodiversity, genetically-modified crops and urban farming.

Easter Island Moai. Photographed by Prof Francis Brodsky

Metabolism and Deep Time

Research areas include ageing, archaeology, and the historical and evolutionary perspectives on metabolism research.

Food and Decision Making

Food and Decision Making

Research areas include behaviour change for healthy living, obesogenic environment, and socioeconomic factors.