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Living Lab (LL) Leader — Dublin (IE)

  • Understand barriers and enablers and describe the consumer food environment eating behaviours that will help facilitate the transition to a more sustainable healthy diet. 
  • Develop a personalised decision tree network that is adaptable depending on culture/ regional/ country level differences .
  • Test the personalised decision tree networks in LLs.

Dr Aifric O’Sullivan

Project lead
Personalised, sustainable,
and healthy nutrition strategies

Prof Eileen Gibney

Project lead
Personalised nutrition, dietary
assessment and feedback

Patrick Elliott

PhD student
Sustainable and healthy diets

Dr Emma Feeney

Genetic variation and taste

Dr Aleksandra Konic Ristic

Food bioactives