Current work and interests
Anna Brugulat Panés is a PhD student in the Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network (GDAR)
Background and experience
Prior to starting her PhD Anna was a Research Assistant in GDAR, working on the analyses of the Community Food and Health Project since October 2018.
Anna has previously worked in The UK, The Netherlands and Spain in the field of biomedical research including work in phase 1 trials. More recently, as part of her MSc dissertation, Anna has been in Cuba exploring the effects of local food production initiatives on food security and nutrition, and its facilitators and barriers. She used a mixed-method approach consisting in literature review techniques and qualitative research methods.
Her interests focus on sustainable agricultural systems in low and middle income settings and their impacts on non-communicable diseases risk, social and economic well-being and the environment.