Elizabeth Neswald, Department of History, gave a talk on “Setting nutritional standards in late nineteenth-century Germany and the US” at the meeting of the British Society for the History of Science in Aberdeen in July 2010 and on “Ernährungsnormen und normale Ernährung: Die Entstehung des Ernährungswissens zwischen Theorien und Praktiken” at the meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Geschichte der  Medizin, Naturwissenschaft und Technik in Maastricht in September 2010. She organised the international symposium “Setting Standards: The history and politics of nutritional theories and practices in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries” at Brock University in August 2010 and gave a talk there on “Standards and Statistics — The determination of metabolic norms in early nutritional physiology.”

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