Human Nutrition Research Centre

Staff Profile

Dr Angela Jones

Research Associate



PhD (Newcastle University)
BSc (Hons) Food and Human Nutrition (Newcastle University)


Research Interests

My main research interests are in nutrition and childhood obesity and identifying effective strategies for prevention of overweight and obesity in children. I am also interested in the relationship between whole grain consumption and health.

Projects that I am involved include:

The Gateshead Millennium Study -

How can we help parents recognise unhealthy body weight in their children - 

Undergraduate supervision

I routinely co-supervise Food and Human Nutrition students during their final year project.

Postgraduate supervision

I have supervised one PhD student to completion (Laura Cutler, Parental perceptions of their child's weight status and assessment of their child's Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL)