Current work and interests
Nazmul is a PhD student, supervised by Professor Nita Forouhi, and is funded by the Cambridge Trust Scholarship and Trinity Henry Barlow Scholarship. Nazmul’s PhD will examine the association between dietary factors and the risk of cardiometabolic diseases in South Asian populations, with a particular focus on fish and seafood consumption.
Background and experience
Nazmul holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Food Science and Technology and Master of Science in Food Processing and Engineering from the Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. He also obtained an MPhil in Population Health Sciences at the University of Cambridge in 2022. For his MPhil dissertation he examined the association between the consumption of legumes and incidence of type 2 diabetes using data from the prospective EPIC-Norfolk Study. Prior to commencing his PhD Nazmul worked as an Assistant Professor at Department of Food Processing and Engineering, Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh.
Nazmul has also frequently engaged with the media to promote knowledge in the area of food science and nutrition in Bangladesh.