Liam Chawner


Liam is a ESRC-funded PhD student who joined the University of Leeds in October 2018. He completed a MA in Social Research as part of a 1+3 award, before commencing his PhD research in October 2019. Before coming to the University of Leeds, Liam graduated from Brunel University London with a First Class Honours in BSc Psychology with professional development in 2018.

Research interests

  • Child eating behaviour
  • Development of food preferences
  • Food choice
  • Increasing dietary variety and vegetable intake
  • Food intake in children with developmental disorder
  • Public health



  • Psychology with Professional Development, BSc (Hons)
  • Masters in Social Research (Interdisciplinary), MA