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Leonie Ruddick-Collins

Honorary Research Fellow, Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen

Dr Leonie Ruddick-Collins completed a Bachelor of Human Movement Studies at Queensland University of Technology in 2010. Since then she has obtained a Masters and PhD undertaking numerous projects investigating nutritional interventions for improving metabolic health. Most recently Leonie has been working on an NHMRC funded project to contribute to increasing the understanding of chrononutrition, a largely emerging field of study which addresses interactions between circadian biology, nutrition and health. Her studies have including addressing the effects of meal timing and time shifts (to simulate jet lag or shift work) on human metabolic health and energy balance. Leonie Has experience working as an exercise physiologist, teaching into various exercise and nutrition courses and acting as lead investigator on numerous research trials.


  • 2020–present
    Honourary Research Fellow, The Rowett Institute University of Aberdeen
  • 2017–2020
    Postdoctoral research fellow, The Rowett Institute University of Aberdeen


  • 2017 
    Queensland University of Technology, PhD (human metabolism)
  • 2012 
    Queensland University of Technology, MAppSci (Research - energy metabolism)
  • 2010 
    Queensland University of Technology, BAppSci (Human Movement Studies)