Alice Kininmonth

Alice Kininmonth


Alice is a ESRC-funded PhD student who joined the University of Leeds in September 2016 to undertake a MSc in Psychological Approaches to Health. Before coming to the University of Leeds, Alice graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a First Class Honours in BSc Nutrition and Public Health. Her previous research has examined the effectiveness of adult weight management services. Alice will be using data from the Gemini twin birth cohort to understand how genes and the early home environment contribute to the development of appetite and weight in childhood. Alice's PhD is supervised by Dr Alison Fildes, Dr Clare Llewellyn (UCL), Dr Clare Lawton & Prof Louise Dye. 

Research interests

  • Appetite and weight in childhood 
  • Nutrition during childhood 
  • Home environmental influences 
  • Public Health 



  • 2018 1+ ESRC MA Social Research (Distinction), University of Leeds
  • 2017 MSc Pyschological Approaches to Health (Distinction), University of Leeds
  • 2016 BSc in Nutrition and Public Health (First Class Honours), University of Huddersfield
  • Registered Associate Nutritionist, Association for Nutrition

Research groups and institutes

  • Nutrition and behaviour