Miss Keren Papier

PhD Student



BPH Nutrition Hons l


Keren is a PhD candidate at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the Australian National University (ANU) and is a visiting student at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) Berghofer. Alongside her studies, Keren works as a sessional academic at the Australian Catholic University and as a research assistant at the QIMR Berghofer.


Research interests

Keren is a public health nutritionist whose research interests include assessing the effect of diet on human health, the nutrition and epidemiological transitions, and global public health. For her PhD, Keren is investigating type 2 diabetes mellitus among a large cohort of Thai adults involved in the long running ‘Thai Cohort Study’. Her PhD aims to assess type 2 diabetes, its detection and its determinants in the context of the established nutrition transition in Thailand.


  • Papier, K., Ahmed, F., Lee, P., & Wiseman, J. (2015) Stress and dietary behaviour among first-year university students in Australia: Sex differences. Nutrition, 31, pp. 324-330.
  • Somerset, S., & Papier, K. (2014) A Food Frequency Questionnaire Validated for Estimating Dietary Flavonoid Intake in an Australian Population. Nutrition and cancer, 66, pp. 1200-1210.
  • Papier, K., Williams, G. M., Luceres-Catubig, R., et al.  (2014) Childhood malnutrition and parasitic helminth interactions. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 59, pp. 234-243.

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