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Dr Alice Kininmonth
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Appointment
  • Research Fellow in Eating Behaviour Research
  • Behavioural Science and Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography
Alice Kininmonth is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Eating Behaviours, and is a member of the Obesity research group in the Department of Behavioural Science and Health, part of the Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences. Alice’s current research focusses on parental feeding practices and children’s eating behaviours. She is currently working on two projects: APPETItE (Appetite in PReschoolers: Producing Evidence for Tailoring Interventions Effectively) and Appetite and Eating Disorders and is a member of the Gemini study. Before coming to University College London, Alice graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a First Class Honours in BSc Nutrition and Public Health. Her previous research has examined the effectiveness of adult weight management services. In 2016, Alice was awarded a scholarship to complete an MSc in Psychological Approaches to Health in the School of Psychology at the University of Leeds. In 2017, she was awarded a prestigious 1+3 Advanced Quantitative Methods ESRC studentship and undertook a PhD using data from the Gemini twin birth cohort, to understand how genes and the obesogenic home environment contribute to appetite and weight development in childhood. In 2020 and 2021, she also paused her PhD to undertake research on a Covid-19 rapid response grant examining the immediate and longer term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the home environment, and health and wellbeing in UK families.
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Research Summary
Alice’s current research focusses on parental feeding practices and children’s eating behaviours. She is currently working on two projects: APPETItE (Appetite in PReschoolers: Producing Evidence for Tailoring Interventions Effectively) and Appetite and Eating Disorders and is a member of the Gemini study. 


Appointments
12-APR-2021 – 12-JUL-2021 Research Assistant School of Psychology University of Leeds, United Kingdom
01-JUL-2020 – 01-NOV-2020 Research Assistant School of Psychology University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Academic Background
  MSc Psychological Approaches to Health  
  MA Social Research  
  BSc Nutrition and Public Health (inc. sandwich year)  
  BSc Hons Nutrition and Public Health (inc. placement year)  
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