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Professor Helene McNulty

Helene McNulty is Director of nutrition research (NICHE) and Professor of Human Nutrition and Dietetics at Ulster University, and is a registered dietitian by professional training.

Helene is an elected Member of the Royal Irish Academy (since 2008), Fellow of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (since 2017), and was co-Chair of the 13th FENS European Nutrition Conference Dublin (Oct 2019). Helene’s research programme is aimed at providing greater understanding of nutrition-related health through the lifecycle and contributing to food and health policy internationally. She has particular expertise in micronutrients and has published extensively in the field of folate and metabolically related B vitamins, building impacts from early to late life and frequently delivering keynote presentations at scientific conferences worldwide.

In her academic role, Helene is actively involved in teaching and programme administration at undergraduate and masters levels in Food, Nutrition & Dietetics, and is fully committed to the integration of research and teaching. To date she has supervised 35 PhD students to successful completion.

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