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Kate Harvey

  • Director of MSc Programmes

Areas of interest

  • Determinants of children’s food preferences and food fussiness (e.g. maternal psychopathology; child temperament; genetic taste sensitivity);
  • the role of parents’ feeding practices and feeding goals (including the impact of food poverty/insecurity);
  • the influence of the eating environment (e.g. family mealtimes);
  • interventions aimed at changing children’s food preferences.



  • Undergraduate: Health Psychology, Qualitative Methods
  • Postgraduate: Qualitative Methods.

Research centres and groups

  • Nutrition and Health
  • Psychopathology and Affective Neuroscience.

Academic qualifications

  • BA, Reading
  • PhD, London.


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