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PhD candidate studying the effects of nutrients on sleep, University of Canberra

Amanda Bulman is a PhD student in the Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Canberra (UC). She is investigating the effects of L-theanine (green tea amino acid) on sleep quality.

Amanda is also the Senior Technical Coordinator for the School of Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences and the Technical Officer for the Anatomy & Physiology Facility in the Faculty of Health at UC. Since completing her Bachelor of Science (Honours), Amanda has worked in a variety of technical roles in both research and industry in the areas of infertility, Type 2 diabetes and obesity, and commercial biodiesel production.
Amanda’s PhD focuses on functional beverage development for reducing stress and anxiety and improving the quality of sleep.


  • 2019–present
    Technical Services Coordinator, University of Canberra - Faculty of Health
  • 2014–present
    Technical Officer - Anatomy & Physiology Facility, University of Canberra - Faculty of Health


    ANU, Bachelor of Science (Honours)
    Charles Sturt University, Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical and Applied Biotechnology)

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Institute of Anatomical Sciences