Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Dr Angela Jones

Research Associate

Background

Qualifications

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



Research

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 - https://www.ncl.ac.uk/hnrc/research/projects/gatesheadmillenniumstudyalongitudinalcohortstudyofchildrenborningate.html

How can we help parents recognise unhealthy body weight in their children -  https://www.ncl.ac.uk/hnrc/research/projects/howcanwehelpparentsrecogniseunhealthybodyweightintheirchildren.html 


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)

I am currently supervising the following PhD students:

Dave Ray, Developing and feasibility testing a health professional led intervention to prevent childhood obesity in the early years (0-2 years) in the Durham region

Publications