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Loughborough University
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Biocultural aspects of global health and wellbeing throughout the lifespan. Patterns of human growth and development as indicators of health and disease. The nutritional dual-burden paradox (coexistence of under-and overweight) among populations in low-and-middle income countries and among migrants in high income countries. Aspects of energy balance, physical (in)activity and intergenerational components of health and disease.

Conducting research in the UK, Portugal, Mexico, Guatemala, USA, Ghana and Nigeria. Her research has received funding from The Wenner-Gren Foundation, Santander Universities and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Director of The Maya Project (, an enterprise project that blends art and research outputs to portray the biosocial realities of the Maya in Mesoamerica

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Mexico, Portugal, Guatemala,

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