The diversity of our team’s highly qualified skill set ensures that we can conduct and excel on any research project related to nutrition and health, and communicate it in the most engaging and impactful way- with both our words, and our visuals.
Flavia leads a team of highly skilled researchers to conduct end to end nutrition and communications projects. Flavia obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto, and both her Master of Nutrition and Dietetics and PhD in nutrition from the University of Sydney. She is a member of the Nutrition Society of Australia, the Dietitian’s Association of Australia, a founding board member and fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. Flavia is passionate about improving the health of Australians, especially among children and adolescents, through research and its communication.
He develops processes at the Board level and implements them through Senior Management to achieve macro business objectives, including implementing the tools to drive process and cultural change. Dennis specialises in Board participation and statutory compliance and brings his expertise in Finance Directorship to our fast-growing enterprise.
Tim’s experience as a dietitian spans over eight years across the food industry, retail and as a consultant, including roles at Kellogg and Woolworths, and today he is recognised for his unique expertise across nutrition science, health communications and food regulations. He has been the lead author on several systematic reviews for health claim substantiations, co-author several peer-reviewed scientific publications, and has worked on national consumer and health-care professional communication campaigns for some of Australia’s largest food brands.
Tim is a highly regarded writer and speaker, presenting regularly at businesses and being an invited speaker at scientific conferences.
Kylie’s research focuses on the role of nutrition in the development and prevention of non-communicable diseases, including type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and cancer. She is co-author on several scientific publications and has expertise in clinical research design, nutritional epidemiology, systematic literature reviews, and assessment and evaluation of dietary biomarkers. She is an active member of the Nutrition Society of Australia, The Australian Diabetes Society, The Hunter Cancer Research Alliance, and is an affiliate researcher with the Hunter Medical Research Institute under their Cardiovascular Research arm.
She has experience in various research settings, including psychosocial, physical activity and nutrition research. In particular, Emily has gained in-depth experience in conducting qualitative, as well as mixed methods research. Emily is the research lead in a diverse range of research and communications activities such as participant recruitment, process evaluation, interviewing, qualitative coding, statistical analysis, systematic literature review, manuscript writing and the translation of research into simple and practical key messages.
Skye has over 10-years’ experience in nutrition and dietetics research, has led large multidisciplinary teams to implement prospective funded clinical trials, and has supervised Masters students and PhD students through to completion. Skye also provides mentorship to multiple clinicians to support practice-based research. Skye’s research focuses on evidence-based practice in dietetics and health services; and is targeted to the specific fields of ageing nutrition, gastroenterology, oncology, and bariatrics. Skye’s specialist research skills include systematic reviews, nutrition screening and assessment, and health service original research.
In particular, he has almost three decades of experience working in the field of nutritional research, together with other areas of interest such as orthodontics, diabetes research and statistical pedagogy. He holds a doctorate in statistics from the University of New South Wales, as well as qualifications in mathematics, education and music. He is co-author on over 100 research articles in various aspects of nutritional research, utilising a whole range of statistical methods including basic descriptive and graphical approaches, linear and generalised linear modelling, and meta-analyses. He has been an elected member of the International Statistical Institute since 2004.
He has worked as a data analyst for over a decade both in Australia and internationally, both in the public and private sectors. Andrew has been the chief data analyst for NRAUS since 2013 and has performed the statistical analysis and been co-author on more than 10 peer-reviewed scientific papers. In addition to his role with NRAUS, Andrew has processed and analysed vast amounts of ABS survey and census data while working for the ABS and other government agencies.
Molly has published qualitative, mixed methods and systematic review research in the areas of telehealth in dietary management of chronic disease, and malnutrition in older adults. She completed her Bachelor of Biotechnology and Medical Research at the University of Tasmania, and a Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice at Bond University, where she continues to conduct research. Her interests lie in the gut microbiome, and weight-inclusive nutrition and lifestyle approaches to improve quality of life.
She has well-developed quantitative and qualitative research skills with more than nine years of training and experience. Her research interest lies in behaviour change techniques and online interventions for weight management and improving health behaviour. Hania has great experience in leading and conducting systematic reviews and research studies such as randomised controlled trials and mixed-method studies.
Michelle has worked as a researcher in universities across Victoria and New South Wales and currently holds an affiliate appointment at Monash University. Michelle’s research has focused on the dietary intakes of women during pregnancy and its impact on maternal and offspring health outcomes. Michelle is also a member of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and American Society for Nutrition.
Her PhD investigated the impact of food choice on diet quality in weight loss intervention settings, and Cinthya’s experience as an APD extends to providing nutrition consultancy services across a variety of settings, including private practice, corporate and community.
Cinthya is a member of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA), Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) and a provisional member of the Sports Dietitians of Australia (SDA). Cinthya also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), with over 10 years of professional experience in various Marketing roles.
Anika’s PhD investigated the use of social media to improve eating habits of young adults and incorporated the addition of behaviour change techniques. She has experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative research. She also has a particular interest in communicating nutrition using digital platforms and has written pieces for several magazines.