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Dr Agnieszka Jaworowska
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Appointment
  • Lecturer in Nutrition (Teaching)
  • Education (Div of Med)
  • Div of Medicine
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
Biography
I am a Lecturer in Nutrition, holding a professional membership with the Association for Nutrition as a Registered Public Health Nutritionist. I completed my MSc in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Warmia and Mazury (Poland) and PhD at the Medical University of Bialystok (Poland) and I was investigating factors related to the development of obesity. Furthermore, I have a PG Cert in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (University of Greenwich) and I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Research Summary

My research activity is mostly focused on understanding the contribution of diet and other lifestyle factors to the risk of development of obesity and related metabolic disorders, on establishing effective strategies that will help in their prevention and treatment, and on improving population health through good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. 


Current research projects: 


Evaluation of the effectiveness of interventions to promote healthier food in independent takeaways in England.

Characteristics of takeaway food consumers and evaluation of determinants of takeaway food consumption. 

Anti-inflammatory properties of seaweed derived lipids. 


Teaching Summary
I am a member of the UCL Nutrition Team lecturing for the MSc in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition, the MSc in Eating Disorders and Clinical Nutrition, the MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Obesity, and the BSc in Nutrition and Medical Sciences.
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