Professor Tom Hill

Tom Hill
Role: 
Honorary Treasurer
Organisation: 
Newcastle University

Tom Hill is Professor of Nutrition at Newcastle University. His research and teaching specialisms fall under four broad areas: nutrition in very-old age, micronutrients and health, food and health and biofortification strategies. Ongoing RCUK funded projects include:

  • Diet and health in 85+ year-olds (The Newcastle 85+ Cohort Study)
  • Egg enrichment with vitamin D (The Sunshine Eggs projects)
  • The nutritional profile of vertically grown crops (The Infarm2.x project)
  • Nutrition and healthy brain ageing (The NuBrain project)

Tom served on the editorial board of the British Journal of Nutrition and the Journal of Nutritional Sciences from 2012-2018 and is currently an editorial board member for Nutrition Research Reviews.  He was membership secretary of the Nutrition Society, Irish section from 2006-2011 and was the local organiser of the Societies’ 70th anniversary meeting, jointly hosted with the American Society for Nutrition which was held in Cork in 2011. He is one of four editors of the Nutrition Society, Introduction to Human Nutrition third edition textbook.