Researcher biography

Kelly D'cunha is a first-year PhD student and casual academic at The University of Queensland. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, having obtained a Master's in Dietetic Studies in 2020. Kelly's current research interest includes circadian rhythm disruption, with a focus on behavioural misalignment (sleeping and eating patterns), and breast cancer outcomes.

Kelly was born in Qatar as an Indian national and moved to Brisbane six years ago to pursue higher education. She is passionate about public health nutrition and is committed to developing a research career within this space post-PhD. In Kelly's spare time, you will find her reading a book, riding a bike, baking, or experimenting with different ways to make coffee.

Kelly's primary supervisor is Professor Marina Reeves.