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Jenny Paxman

Jenny Paxman


Jenny is a Registered Nutritionist [RNutr (Food)] with an MMedSci in Human Nutrition and MPhil in nutrition (appetite regulation) from the University of Sheffield, and a BA Hons in anthropology from Durham University. Jenny holds a PGCert in Learning and Teaching and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  Jenny has been lecturing at Sheffield Hallam University since September 2002 and is a Senior Lecturer in Nutrition. Jenny lectures on Association for Nutrition (AfN)-accredited undergraduate degrees and MSc programmes and has supervised PhDs in nutrition, appetite regulation and associated fields.

Jenny has published 20+ peer-reviewed publications since 2008 and was returned in the most recent Research Execellence Framework (UoA 3 - Allied Health Professions). Sine 2008, she has successfully bid for over £250,000 worth of funding.  Jenny's on-going research relates to obesity, weight management, dietary fibre, and appetite regulation.

Jenny has been involved in delivering projects for various major retailers and manufacturers including healthy eating and healthy product training.   She works with a number of local and national partners including major retailers, charities, and trusts.

Jenny is a peer reviewer for a number of journals, publishers and funding bodies.  She is also a Course Accreditor for AfN and a sits on the AfN Accreditation Committee.  Jenny has been a member of the Nutrition Society since 2001.

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