The Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen, plays a major role in the UK research capability in nutrition and human health and through the years has also made a significant impact on animal health and nutrition.

In 2008 the Institute merged with the University of Aberdeen to secure the future of nutrition research in Aberdeen.

Much of the current research is sponsored by the Scottish Government and aims to address the big issues of our time, including food inequalities, food security and obesity, as well as the sustainable development of Scotland's food industry. Major programmes of food-related research are also funded by the EU.

The Institute has three main research themes:

What we do: