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Professor Woodside’s group, in the Centre for Public Health and Institute for Global Food Security, specialize in the use of biomarkers to assess dietary intake, the conduct of human nutrition intervention studies examining clinically relevant endpoints, and also in interventions to promote long term dietary change.

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Professor Woodside is open to PhD applications in the fields of nutrition, particularly dietary intervention studies, projects involving innovative dietary assessment and behaviour change interventions.

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Research students

PhD Title: The development and pilot testing of tailored Mediterranean lifestyle education to encourage behaviour change in patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Name: Andrea McGrattan
Years of Study: 2015-2018
Country: UK

PhD Title: The Effect of Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Intake on Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Name: Nour Elsahoryi
Years of Study: 2015-2018
Country: Jordan

PhD Title: Factors affecting dietary change and micronutrient bioavailability in older patients: impact of oral health status

Name: Meg Wallace
Years of Study: 2016-2019
Country: UK

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Ciara Rooney

PhD Title: Polyphenol Intake, Dietary Patterns and Psychological Status

Years of Study: 2011-2014
Country: UK
Current position: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Desiree Schliemann

PhD Title: The workplace as a setting to encourage dietary behaviour change

Years of Study: 2014-2017
Country: UK
Current position: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

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