Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health

Students

    PHD Student list 2014/2015

    PhD Student Supervisor(s) Project Title
    Raghad Alhomaid Dr M McCann
    Dr M Mulhern
    Professor JJ Strain
    Professor MBE Livingstone
    Influence of maternal obesity on vitamin D status
    Paul Cherry Dr P Allsopp
    Dr E McSorley
    Seaweeds as a source of non-digestible complex polysaccharide components for the development of novel prebiotics ingredients for the functional food industry
    Deirdre McKay Dr A Hill Diabetes and structured education
    Katie Moore Dr L Hoey
    Professor H McNulty
    A RCT to investigate the effect of low dose B-vitamin supplementation on neuropsychiatric performance and brain function in healthy older adults
    Jason Murray Dr N Ternan
    Dr C Gill
    Management of healthcare acquired infections using a novel surface active biocide
    Syed Ahmed Dr J Dooley Control of biofilm production in pathogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains
    Bader Alotaibi Dr J Dooley
    Dr N Ternan
    Analysis of surface structures of Clostridium difficile
    Jennie Bronte Dr A Hill An investigation of the relationship between nutrient intake and adverse pregnancy outcomes in pregnant women with Type 1 diabetes
    Angela Carlin Dr A Gallagher The impact of walking on weight management of overweight/obese adolescents and young adults
    Emma Carson Dr M Mulhern
    Dr K Pourshahidi
    Professor JJ Strain
    Vitamin D and muscle function
    Michael Conwell Dr J Dooley
    Dr P Naughton
    Transfer of antibiotic resistances between human pathogenic bacteria in natural biofilms
    Barbara Cronin Dr E McSorley
    Professor MBE Livingstone
    Obesity as a determinant and glucose metabolism
    William Crowe Dr E McSorley
    Dr P Allsopp
    The effect of exposure to mercury on systemic lupus erythematosus
    Katy Doolan Dr A Gallagher Visual cues- are obese individuals simply more tuned in
    Stephanie Hodge Dr B Stewart-Knox Psychosocial underpinnings of metabolic syndrome : to explore potential associations between behavioural, lifestyle and socioeconomic factors in populations in England, France, Northern Ireland and RoI
    Emma Hughes Professor M Ward
    Professor H McNulty
    Dr C Hughes
    New approaches to investigate novel gene nutrient interactions in hypertension
    Caomhan Logue Dr A Gallagher
    Professor JJ Strain
    Dr L Dowey
    Biomarkers for intakes of low calorie sweeteners and sugars
    Gary Longshaw Dr C Gill
    Professor G McMullan
    Functional studies of b-glycosidase activity within human gut microbiota in response to berries
    Nicola Moore Dr N Ternan
    Professor G McMullan
    Small RNAs in Clostridium difficile
    Amy McMahon Professor M Ward
    Professor H McNulty
    Dr C Hughes
    New approaches to investigate novel gene nutrient interactions in hypertension
    Maria O’Kane Dr A Yeates
    Dr M Mulhern
    Dr K Pourshahidi
    Professor JJ Strain
    Nutritional aspects of cow’s milk produced in Northern Ireland
    Kirsty Porter Professor H McNulty
    Dr L Hoey
    Dr C Hughes
    Vitamin B12 requirements through the lifecycle
    Audrey Rankin Dr B Stewart-Knox
    Professor JJ Strain
    Factors determining uptake and effectiveness of personalised nutritional interventions
    Conall Strain Dr E McSorley
    Dr V Naughton
    Bioactives
    Joshua Todd Dr P Magee
    Dr E McSorley
    Dr K Pourshahidi
    Vitamin D and Athletes
    Ruth Weir Dr K Pourshahidi
    Professor JJ Strain
    Evaluation of the potential of cow’s milk to increase the dietary vitamin D intake among Northern Ireland consumers
    Placement Student Supervisor(s) Project Title
    Ciara Beggan Dr P Magee Vitamin D and Athletes
    Laura Beggan Dr P Magee Vitamin D and Athletes
    Siobhan Lavery Dr H McCarthy Children’s Nutrition Survey
    Catherine McDaid Dr H McCarty
    Dr R Price
    Obesity interventions evaluations
    Sinead McShane Dr C Hughes
    Professor M Ward
    B Vitamin Group
    Rachel Tinney Dr C Hughes
    Professor M Ward
    B Vitamin Group