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Barbara Bray

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Research Focus

I am researching diets to protect health of older adults and am part of the BBSRC funded Doctoral Research Programme to train PhD researchers in food systems.

In addition to my research to design and evaluate a nutritionally adequate diet for healthy ageing older adults, I undertook a professional internship with Defra

My work with the Social Science researchers in the Defra Food Chain team looked at the food practices of older people in the UK.The purpose was to to understand the healthiness and sustainabity of the food practices and to summarise the current evidence for policy makers.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being