Dr Ali Hill is the course leader for BSc (Hons) Applied Human Nutrition, and was responsible for leading its development. She has been teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in health, fitness and sport at Solent University since 2013. She is the unit leader for a number of units, including Introduction to Human Nutrition and Sports, Nutrition and Performance. Ali graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Plant Science from the University of Glasgow in 2002. Her undergraduate dissertation in plant phenolics piqued her interest in nutrition and she was fortunate enough to receive a Commonwealth Scholarship to allow her to complete an MSc in Nutritional Sciences at Massey University in New Zealand. She returned to the UK to complete a PhD in Nutritional Immunology at the University of Southampton, examining the effect of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids in pregnancy on the immune system of offspring.