Professor Louise Dye

Professor Louise Dye

Professor of Nutrition & Behaviour
N8 Agrifood Programme Theme 3 Chair in Nutrition & Behaviour Change

+44(0)113 3435707

Summary: Louise Dye is the N8 Chair (http://n8agrifood.ac.uk/) and Professor of Nutrition and Behaviour. She is a biological psychologist who studies the effects of diet/food intake on cognition and health.

Location: Room 1.22, Psychology Building

Professional activities

Member of the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO), the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the British Feeding & Drinking Group (BFDG) since 2001.

Member of 5  ILSI (international Life Sciences Institute) Europe Expert Groups

1.       ‘Benefits of satiety and appetite control for consumers’ – part of the ILSI Europe Appetite Regulation Task Force. This activity has produced the following research review paper:

Hetherington MM, Cunningham K, Dye L, Gibson EL, Gregerson NT, Halford JCG, Lawton CL, Lluch A, Mela D, Van Trijp HCM (2013). Potential benefits of satiety to the consumer: scientific considerations. Nutrition Research Reviews (in press).

2.       ‘Postprandial carbohydrate metabolism’ – part of the ILSI Europe Appetite Regulation Task Force. This activity has produced the following research review paper:

Blaak EE, Antoine JM, Benton D, Björck I, Bozzetto L, Brouns F, Diamant M, Dye L, Hulshof T, Holst JJ, Lamport DJ, Laville M, Lawton CL, Meheust A, Nilson A, Normand S, Rivellese AA, Theis S, Torekov SS, Vinoy S (2012). Impact of postprandial glycaemia on health and the prevention of disease. Published in Obesity Reviews 13: 923-984.

3.       Marker Validation - part of the ILSI Europe Functional Foods Task Force. This activity has produced the following research review paper:

De Jager C, de Bruin E, Butler L, Dye L, Fletcher J, Lamport D, Latulippe ME, Spencer J, Wesnes, K. Markers of cognitive function; criteria for validation and considerations for investigating the effects of foods and nutrients. Nutrition Reviews (under review)

4.       Subjective mental performance and mood: Validated techniques for measurement - part of the ILSI Europe Functional Foods Task Force.

Regular referee for: ESRC, BBSRC, MRC, NWO (NL), NHMRC (Australia) and many journals including: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Appetite; British Journal of Nutrition: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Obesity Research; International Journal of Obesity; Journal of Psychopharmacology; Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behaviour; Psychoneuroendocrinology; Psychopharmacology i.a.