Sue Reeves
  • 1057 Parkstead House, Whitelands

20002021

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Biography

Dr Sue Reeves is the Head of Undergraduate Studies and Student Experience in the Department of Life Sciences at the University of Roehampton. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has won two teaching exellence awards.  She is a Registered Nutritionist and a Fellow of the Association for Nutrition, where she is also a CPD assessor and Regional Representative.  Sue was previously awarded a Visiting Research Scholarship to St John's College, University of Oxford.  Currently she is part of the international Toybox Malaysia team that has been awarded two MRC grants to investigate obesity related behaviours among pre-schoolers in Malaysia.

 

Qualifications

PhD, RNutr FAfN SFHEA

Research interests

My research includes many aspects of nutrition including the role of diet in obesity and coeliac disease.  I also have an interest in healthier and sustainable restaurant menus and obesity related behaviours across the lifespan.

 

 

Research projects

Two MRC funded grants for a project entitled “Improving healthy energy balance and obesity related behaviours among pre-schoolers in Malaysia: feasibility of adapting the ToyBox Study”.

An industry awarded grant to investigate if there are any possible physiological mechanisms why people who regularly eat breakfast tend to have lower body mass index than people who skip breakfast.

Two projects have been funded by the Organix Foundation. The first investigated children's menus, portion sizes and nutrition labelling in chain restaurants and the second researched the food environment in leisure centres and health clubs.

In collaboration with Yvonne Jeanes and Professor Helen Mason from St Georges University London awarded a grant from the SW London Academic, Health and Social Care System for a project entitled: 'Pathways for PCOS: Mapping treatment and referral routes for women diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome'.

Professional affiliations

Nutrition Society and Association for Nutrition

Consultancy work

Reviewer for the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Appetite, British Journal of Nutrition, Nutrients and the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

MyNutriWeb, The Food Industry and Chelsea and Swindon Town Football Clubs

Teaching

I am interested in teaching all aspects of nutrition particularly nutrition through the life span and public health nutrition. As a member of the Department Learning and Teaching Quality Group I have led many projects and department initiatives to enhance the student experience.

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