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Dr Anne Nugent


Anne Nugent

Research Fellow
School of Agriculture and Food Science
01 716 2812
University College Dublin, School of Agriculture and Food Science, Science Centre - South Belfield Dublin 4


Dr. Anne Nugent has worked in the area of human nutrition since 1999. She graduated with a degree in human nutrition from the University of Ulster at Coleraine, and then obtained a PhD from Trinity College Dublin in 2003 in the area of dietary fatty acids and immune function. After working in nutrition communication with the British Nutrition Foundation in London, Anne returned to Ireland to work as a nutritionist in industry with the National Dairy Council and Superquinn. As well as experience in human intervention trials and molecular biology, Anne has considerable experience of project outreach, food regulatory affairs and product development. She worked as scientific officer for the FP6 EU project, lipgene ( ) and on the National Adult Nutrition Survey and National Preschool Nutrition Survey. Anne has lecturerd on the BSc Human Nutrition Undergraduate degree programme for four years, including acting as Programme Option Coordinator. She currently works as occasional lecturer on this programme and Research Fellow as part of the ongoing FIRM-funded IUNA national food consumption survey of primary school aged children; the National Children's Food Consumption 2.


  • BSc
    University of Ulster
  • Diploma
    Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin


  • English
    Can speak
  • French
    Can speak