Career Development Fellow
Laura O’Connor (née Keyes) was a Career Development Fellow working as part of the Nutritional Epidemiology programme who completed her fellowship in December 2015. Her current research interests include dietary intakes and risk of type 2 diabetes and weight gain.
Laura completed her undergraduate degree in nutritional sciences (BSc) at University College Cork. Upon completion she joined the Irish National Nutrition Surveillance team, as a research assistant and worked on the National Adult Nutrition Survey and the National Pre-School Nutrition Survey, carried out by the Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance (http://www.iuna.net/). While there she completed her PhD in the area of dietary energy density and dietary quality.