• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

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Dr Chris Gill holds a PhD from Ulster University (2000) and is currently a Senior lecturer (Nutrition) and the thematic leader for “Phytochemicals in health and diseases” within the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE). His research focuses predominantly on phytochemicals (terrestrial and marine) , digestion and gut health investigated through in vitro, animal and human models. He has been responsible for securing significant research income  for which I was PI or Co-I from prestigious sources including the EU and BBSRC. Dr Gill have significant experience in both leadership and project co-ordination roles as PI or Co-I including two EU projects. HYFFI (2008-2011; FP 7-SME-2007-1- 222470, SWAFAX (2010-2013; FP7-SME-2010-1- 262519) and the JPI “Healthy Diet Healthy Life” project VALID: valerolactones and healthy ageing: linking dietary factors, nutrient biomarkers, metabolic status and inflammation with cognition in older adults (BB/P028225) and the recently funded MRC project MICA: Stomasense: A New Route to the Proactive Detection and Management of Leaks within Ostomy Pouches (MR/W029561/1, 2023-2025). He is an editor for the European Journal of Nutrition (2014-) European Associate Editor for Reviews, Nutrition & Healthy Aging and recipient of the University of Ulster Distinguished Research Fellowship (2015). His expert knowledge has been utilized as an invited panel member for FORMAS (Swedish research council) grant review panel (2016-2018); JPI “Intestinal Microbiome, Diet and Health” grant panel (2017) and The Research Council of Norway grant review panel (2017, 2018). Dr Gill is a member of the steering committee (2022) for BBSRC OIRC hub INFORM "INvestigating the role of Functional foOd and beveRages to iMprove health and recovery (INFORM) and a founding member of the leadership team for the Nutrition Society special interest group on Phytochemicals and Health. 

Dr Gill has current responsibilities in the areas of research leadership, teaching, course development and administration at undergraduate and post graduate level (Course Director MSc Food & Nutrition).


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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