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Victoria Burley

Associate Professor in Nutritional Epidemiology and Deputy Postgraduate Research Tutor
Research section: Nutrition and Public Health

Contact details

Room: 1.10
Tel: +44 (0)113 3433418
Email: V.J.Burley@leeds.ac.uk

Keywords

systematic literature review
obesity
cancer
nutrition
diet
epidemiology

Photograph of Victoria Burley

Research interests

My research interests include:

  • Factors affecting weight gain in middle-aged women
  • Factors affecting satiety and energy intake
  • The relationship between diet and cancer
  • Systematic reviews of diet and health
  • The relationship between dietary patterns and risk of cancers of the breast and colorectum
  • Dietary assessment methodology
  • The impact of dietary wheat consumption on the level of urinary deoxynivalenol in UK adults

Recent Funding Activity:

Food Standards Agency. A systematic literature of dietary carbohydrate and cardiometabolic health. (£260,000)

World Cancer Research Fund Fruit and vegetable intakes and weight change in middle-aged women. (£42,000)

Snacking patterns and body weight control in middle-aged women: Further analysis of the UK Women’s Cohort Study. (£66,000)

Systematic literature reviews of ‘Food, nutrition and physical activity and risk of cancers of the stomach and pancreas’. (£120,000)

Publications