Bruna Pucci, (PhD Researcher)

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Born in Brazil, with Italian descendant Bruna Pucci is currently studying her multidisciplinary PhD with Ulster University, which involves being part of the school of Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) and the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE). Combining the two disciplines, she is investigating how socioeconomic status of individuals influences health outcomes in the island of Ireland, which involves working along with TUDA, TUDA+ and VALID. Bruna has previously worked in industry for 3 years, as a senior scientist, her role was to increase the nutritional value to reach RDA of a food product through the growing process. She has completed a two year MSc in Food Science and Nutrition, where she took modules in Germany, Portugal, Belgium and Ireland after finishing her BSc in Biomedical Sciences in NUI Maynooth in 2012. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Dublin Institute of Technology

1 Sep 201331 May 2015


1 Sep 200831 May 2012

External positions

Senior scientist - Nutritionist

20 Oct 201420 Sep 2017

Research Assistant , Teagasc - Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority

3 Jan 201420 Sep 2014

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Ireland Agriculture & Biology
nutrition Agriculture & Biology
environmental science Agriculture & Biology
socioeconomic status Agriculture & Biology
geography Agriculture & Biology
Belgium Agriculture & Biology
food science Agriculture & Biology
Portugal Agriculture & Biology

Activities 2018 2019

  • 2 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...

13th FENS European Nutrition Conference

Bruna Pucci (Participant)
15 Oct 201918 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Statistics for Nutritional Sciences

Bruna Pucci (Participant)
13 Sep 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

The Nutrition Society Irish Section Conference

Bruna Pucci (Participant)
18 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...