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Free trade, food systems and dietary change in the Pacific

Studded across the vast Pacific Ocean are twenty-two small island nations and territories, home to a diversity of population sizes, geographies and cultures. Among these palm-swept islands, one of the clearest examples of food systems and dietary change in modern history has played out. This change has been driven, at least in part, by the … Continue reading

Interested in a career in research? Dr Katherine Livingstone shares her research pathway

Our next blog is from Dr Katherine Livingstone, an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. Her research interests are dietary patterns, diet quality, obesity and cardiovascular disease in young adults.   Katherine has been invited to share her research … Continue reading

My visit to the National Institute of Nutrition in Vietnam

Three weeks packed full of screaming babies, endless eating, motorbike rides and gorgeous people! Nicole Biggs, Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences and Alfred Deakin Medallist, talks about her visit to the  National Institute of Nutrition in Vietnam funded by Australian Nutrition Trust Fund. The work I spent the majority of my time with the … Continue reading

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