Dr. Anita Lawrence

"The University of Melbourne, Human Nutrition School of Agriculture and Food Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences"

Dr. Anita Lawrence (Wells) is a Registered Nutritionist and a Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition at the School of Agriculture and Food at the University of Melbourne. Anita has more than 25 years of experience working as a nutrition scientist, in a variety of academic and non-academic roles in the UK and Australia.  Anita holds both a MMed Sci (1992) and a PhD (1995) in Human Nutrition from the University of Sheffield, UK and a Graduate Certificate in University Teaching from the University of Melbourne (2020). 

Anita’s current research interests focus on nutrition science, dietary advice and guidelines, sustainable healthy diets, ultra-processed foods and nutrition research methods.