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About Kate Timmins

Kate Timmins is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health in the School of Sport and Exercise Science. Previously, she has worked at the University of Nottingham (Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis) and the University of Leeds (Nutritional Epidemiology Group). Her research interests include the epidemiology of chronic non-communicable diseases such as osteoarthritis, lifestyle determinants of health, food choice, nutrition economics, dietary assessment, physical activity assessment, obesity, ‘big data’, public health surveys, and evidence synthesis.

Department Responsibilities

Module leader Research Skills; Year tutor for BSc Physical Activity and Health Development

Subject Specialism

Nutrition; Epidemiology; Research Methods; Lifestyle determinants of health and disease


Regular Reviewer for a range of international journals and publications including Public Health Nutrition, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, Nutrition Research.

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Research in the Lincoln Repository