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Ellis  Vyth

Current research

Postdoctoral researcher at the the Deparment of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam. Leading projects about healthy school canteens, healthy sports canteens and healthy worksites. Developing research plans, building partnerships, and supervising 3 junior researchers. Working with the Netherlands Nutrition Centre, JOGG, GGD Amsterdam, Sarphati Institute, food producers, catering organisations, schools, sports clubs, consumer organizations and health professionals.

Additionally, giving workshops and trainings about science communication and healthy eating with young kids.

Specialties: nutrition communication, consumer behavior, public-private partnerships, health promotion at schools, criteria for healthy nutrition.

 

Education

2012 PhD Department of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam

2004-2006 MSC Nutrition & Health Wageningen University, specialized in Nutrition Communication and Health Promotion

2001-2004 BSc Nutrition & Health Wageningen University Cum Laude

2000-2001 Propaedeutics Biology Utrecht University