Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Canberra

Duane's current interests fall into the areas of diabetes including patient education and nutritional interventions along with a clinical research interest in diabetes and obesity in pregnancy. Current research projects include:

Understanding of evidence based nutrition and its application to dietetic practice
Diabetes education
Beneficial effects of flavonoids in diabetes and cardiovascular health, including novel methods to enhance bioavailability
Duane previously taught dietetics at the Universities of Chester and Nottingham. This followed a research post at the University of Hull where he completed his PhD investigating the effects of polyphenol rich chocolate on cardiovascular risk factors in Type 2 Diabetes. Clinically as a dietitian he has extensively worked in the fields of diabetes and obesity with a special interest in nutrition and pregnancy.

Expertise Summary
Critical appraisal of clinical evidence and guidelines

Diabetes education

Health effects of flavanoids

Clinical trials


  • –present
    Assistant Professor in Dietetics, University of Nottingham


  • 2013 
    University of Hull, PhD