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UCL Doctoral Researcher and Chief Science Educator, The Health Sciences Academy

Alex Ruani

Alex Ruani is a Doctoral Researcher in nutrition science education at University College London, and Chief Science Educator at The Health Sciences Academy, where she leads a team of accomplished scientists and PhDs on large education and publishing projects helping 150,000+ working and aspiring nutrition professionals succeed in their careers.


Her expertise is sharing what's new and what's actually working in the field of nutrition, giving learners the tools they need to stay on top of evidence-based advice and get ahead of the curve – from nutrition biochemistry, appetite and eating psychology, to nutritional neuroscience, nutritional genetics and epigenetics, and gut microbiomics.


As a leading science educator and researcher, Alex has authored 50+ science reports on health and nutrition, written and edited 1,000s of commentaries on trending scientific topics, and led the curriculum design and content for 15+ accredited Certifications and 60+ Continuing Education courses at The Health Sciences Academy – equipping nutrition professionals with the latest tools to help their own clients and stand out in the field.


Alex keeps running research studies with 100,000,000s of data points relating to health/diet attitudes, beliefs and behaviours and the influence of nutrition science education alongside University College London and The Health Sciences Academy’s educational platform.