PUBLIC LECTURE: Public Lecture Manny Noakes
|Public Lecture Manny Noakes : ‘Mind and Diet Connections – Food for Thought’
Professor Manny Noakes is a key opinion leader and trusted advisor in nutrition and health both nationally and internationally.
With over 25 years’ experience and over 200 scientific publications, she has extensive knowledge in many fields of nutrition and health including the food regulatory system and functional food substantiation, and an in depth knowledge of the role of red meat in human nutrition.
Dr Noakes is the recipient of 3 CSIRO Medals, is a Distinguished Alumni of Flinders University, holds a research excellence award from the University of Adelaide and was a recipient of the Zonta Club Woman of International Achievement award in 2007.
Dr Noakes was formally a Senior Principal Research Scientist and Director for the Nutrition and Health Program at CSIRO. She has been an executive member of the Federal Government Food and Health Dialogue, the National Heart Foundation Food and Nutrition Advisory Committee and an Executive Member of the Lion Nutrition Advisory Panel amongst numerous other advisory roles for industry and government.
In 2014, Manny was named in the top 50 influential women in South Australia as part of International Women’s day and in 2017 was nominated for Australian of the Year.
Dr Noakes is currently an Adjunct Research Professor with the University of South Australia and a member of the Nutrition Society of Australia. In addition she is also a member of the National Committee for Nutrition for the Australian Academy of Sciences as well as being on its Expert Working Group Special Project: Nourishing Australia: A decadal plan for nutrition science.
Prof Noakes was instrumental in the development and release of five editions of the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet, which was launched in 2004 and has been translated into 17 languages and sold over 1 million copies in Australia.
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This lecture is part of a session open to the general public and will commence with a THREE-MINUTE THESIS COMPETITION (FINISHING PHD STUDENTS) from 4PM. ALL ARE WELCOME!
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