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Katherine Livingstone

NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow and Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Deakin University

Dr Livingstone's research interests include understanding dietary patterns and their associations with cardiometabolic health. She received her PhD in nutrition in 2013 (University of Reading, UK) and has expertise in nutritional epidemiology and behavioral nutrition. Her current program of research is funded by a NHMRC Investigator Grant and aims to design personalized nutrition approaches to improve dietary patterns. She is also involved with a pan-European randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of personalized nutrition advice on change in dietary behaviors.

Dr Livingstone has a competitive track record relative to opportunity, with over 60 peer-reviewed publications in leading journals in her field. She is a member of the Australian Academy of Science National Committee for Nutrition, Deputy Editor for the Nutrition Society of Australia and is Associate Editor for the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow, Deakin University
  • 2017–2020
    Lecturer Population Nutrition, Deakin University
  • 2015–2017
    Alfred Deakin and Endeavour Postodoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University
  • 2014–2015
    Research Associate, Newcastle University

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Reading, PhD in Nutrition

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    National Health and Medical Research Council Investigator Grant
    Role:
    Lead Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council

Professional Memberships

  • UK Nutrition Society
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • Nutrition Society of Australia