Dr Charlotte Evans

Profile

My research interests are focused on the evaluation of interventions and policies to improve nutritional behaviour, behavioural nutrition in children and young people, and factors affecting diet quality and health outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Undergraduate admissions tutor

Research interests

  • Evaluation of interventions to improve nutritional behaviour

  • Evaluation of nutrition policies to improve nutritional behaviour

  • Behavioural nutrition in children and young people

  • Factors affecting dietary quality such as portion size, energy density and diet diversity

  • Impact of fruit and vegetables on health outcomes

  • Children's school meals and packed lunches

  • The relationship between dietary patterns and markers of heart disease

  • Epidemiological methods - randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews

Qualifications

  • PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology

Professional memberships

  • Association for Nutrition
  • Nutrition Society
  • Society for Social Medicine

Student education

I contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in nutritional epidemiology, public health nutrition and nutrition policy.

Research groups and institutes

  • Nutrition and Public Health
  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Obesity, Cancer and Metabolic Disease
  • Human Nutrition and Lifestyle Intervention

Current postgraduate research students

Postgraduate research opportunities

We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="//physicalsciences.leeds.ac.uk/research-opportunities">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.

Projects currently available: