HDR Students

  • Tina Gingell

    Tina completed her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) at QUT in 2019.  She is now an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a PhD candidate, working through WCCNR on a community-based project working with people from refugee backgrounds.  The project uses a participatory action research design and qualitative methods which will...

  • Susannah Ayre

    Susannah is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and PhD candidate in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at QUT. She completed her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at QUT and has worked as a dietitian in education, research, and community settings in Brisbane. Her main area of interest is...

  • Jeffrey So

    Jeffrey is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a PhD candidate within QUT’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. His research project at the Woolworths Centre for Childhood Nutrition Research will be seated within the Responsive Feeding in Tough times (RFiTT) project. The title of his project is titled Dads at...

  • Jessica Cheers

    Jessica Cheers is a User Experience designer, PhD candidate, design educator and all-round playful human. She has an Honours degree in Interactive and Visual Design from Queensland University of Technology, as well as 7 years experience practicing across a range of design modalities. Embedded within the QUT Design Lab, HEAL...

  • Bree Whiteoak

    Bree Whiteoak is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a PhD candidate within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at QUT. Her research project at the Woolworths Centre for Childhood Nutrition Research will explore relationships between socioeconomic status, food insecurity, diet, and the gut microbiome in pregnant women. While studying...

  • Mandy Taylor

    Mandy is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and PhD Candidate in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at QUT. Her project at the Woolworths Centre for Childhood Nutrition Research sits within the ‘Feeding Families in Tough Times (FFiTT)’ project. Her research will employ innovative mixed-methods techniques with a focus...

  • Sophie Wright-Pedersen

    Sophie Wright-Pedersen holds a Bachelor Degree of Nutrition and Dietetics (Hons) and is a PhD Candidate within QUT’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. She has over four years of experience working for charitable, non-government and government organisations as a Public Health Dietitian within Wollongong and Alice Springs. Her main areas of interest...