Dr Stacey Lockyer BSc MSc PhD RNutr, Senior Nutrition Scientist
Stacey was inspired to work in public health nutrition by the launch of the FSA’s 5-a-day campaign during her degree in Biology with Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London and went on to study MSc Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Reading, working on a human study looking into fish oil and vascular function for her dissertation. Stacey spent the next two years as a research assistant investigating the effects of ApoE genotype and dietary fat manipulation on heart disease risk markers before beginning her PhD studying olive leaf polyphenols, part of which involved running a human study at the Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health at Massey University in Auckland New Zealand. Stacey was the Nutrition Society Student Member of Council for two years during her PhD which involved organising conference events for student members along with writing for the Nutrition Society Gazette. Following gaining her doctorate Stacey worked at the Royal College of Physicians as a research fellow, performing systematic reviews for the development of NICE guidelines before joining the BNF as a nutrition scientist in June 2015.
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