Dr Thomas Hill
Senior Lecturer in Nutrition

  • Email: tom.hill@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5071
  • Address: Agriculture Building
    Newcastle University
    NE1 7RU



Postgraduate certificate in Teaching and Learning (Cork)

Ph.D (Vitamin D and bone health) Cork

B.Sc (Nutritional Science) Cork


Previous positions

Research Associate, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork, Ireland (January 2005 – June 2011)



 Research interests

  • Nutrition and musculoskeletal health
  • Micronutrients and health
  • Vitamin D


Editorial activity


Nutrition Research Reviews

British Journal of Nutrition

Journal of Nutritional Science


Current projects


DANONE Provide study: Nutritional supplementation and physical function in older adults

Newcastle 85+ study: Nutrition and health in the Newcastle 85+ prospective cohort study

Inufre Study: Inulin and bowel health


Committee membership

National Dairy Council (UK): Expert Scientific Advisory Panel. 

Food Safety Authority of Ireland.  Public Health Nutrition sub-committee.


Recent conferences as speaker:

International Sports and Exercise Nutrition Conference, Northumbria University, UK:  Diet, exercise and bone health (December 2012)

Mega Evento Nutricao, Sao Paulo, Brazil: Vitamin D and musculoskeletal health in older age (October 2012)

Nutrition and Health: An update. Belfast Northern Ireland: Nutrition, exercise and bone health (March 2012) 




Lectures/tutorials, seminars and practicals in the Food and Human Nutrition degree programme (B4D6):

ACE1051 (Nutrition, Society and Ethics- Module Leader)

ACE1052 (Physiology for Nutrition)

ACE2055 (Nutrition and Metabolism- Module Leader)

ACE3083 (Advanced Nutrient Metabolism and Requirements- Module Leader)

ACE3053 (Nutrition and Disease)

ACE3084 (Integrating Food and Human Nutrition- Module Leader)

ACE3062 (Sports and Exercise Nutrition) 

ACE3090 (Research project- Supervisor) 


Board of Studies Chair for the Food and Human Nutrition and Food Marketing and Nutrition degree programmes at Newcastle and Singapore.