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Mr Samuel Dicken
Room 417
Rayne Building
5 University St
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  • Post Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Div of Biosciences
  • Faculty of Life Sciences

Samuel James Dicken is a Medical Research Council Doctoral Training Partnership Phd student at UCL. Samuel has an undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University (2016), specialising in physiology, development and neuroscience. He also has a master’s degree in clinical science from Newcastle University (2020), as part of his three-year Scientist Training Programme in the NHS. His three clinical years included training in vascular ultrasound, running clinic patient lists, conducting investigations and producing diagnostic reports to aid in patient care. Samuel’s research interests relate to how diet impacts on long-term health, metabolism and weight regulation.

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I am interested in understanding the impact of ultra-processed food intake on neural, metabolic, and hormonal aspects of weight regulation, and on long-term health. I will be using epidemiological and clinical methods, which will include assessing the impact of reducing ultra-processed food intake. 
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Samuel is a tutor and marks coursework on the BIOL0001 Quantitative Biology module.
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