- Isoa, E. and Sarkar, S. (2022). Cognitive and physical perceived stress traits associated with lactose intolerance displayed within the Black, Asian and minority ethnic UK population. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 81(OCE1). doi:10.1017/s0029665122000143.
- Surendran, S., Alsulami, S., Lankeshwara, R., Jayawardena, R., Wetthasinghe, K., Sarkar, S. … Vimaleswaran, K.S. (2020). A genetic approach to examine the relationship between vitamin B12 status and metabolic traits in a South Asian population. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, 40(1), pp. 21–31. doi:10.1007/s13410-019-00749-8.
- Sarkar, S., Ellahi, B., Zotor, F.B. and Amuna, P. (2017). Decreasing Physical Activity Levels across Religious Sikh Male South Asian Migrant Population in Kent, UK. Journal of Health Management, 19(4), pp. 610–624. doi:10.1177/0972063417727612.
- Sarkar, S. and Thomas, J.H. (2016). Sedentary Behavior of White Collar Office Workers-Review. ECronicon NUTRITION, 3(6).
- Ellahi, B., Annan, R., Sarkar, S., Amuna, P. and Jackson, A.A. (2015). Building systemic capacity for nutrition: training towards a professionalised workforce for Africa. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 74(4), pp. 496–504. doi:10.1017/s0029665115002062.
- (2013). 20th International Congress of Nutrition: Granada, Spain, September 15–20, 2013. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 63(1), pp. 1–1960. doi:10.1159/000354245.
- Amuna, P., Acharya, O., Zotor, F.B., Chaudhary, P. and Sarkar, S. (2012). Maternal pre-pregnancy nutritional status, pregnancy weight gain and Incidence of Low Birth Weight in Nepal. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71(OCE2). doi:10.1017/s0029665112002546.
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Swrajit is a registered public health nutritionist with the association for nutrition (UKVRN), and a member of the Nutrition Society, a full member of the Royal Society of Biology and chartered biologist (CBiol), and fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH). His educational background includes a BSc (H) in Biosciences: Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Masters by Research (MRes) in Public Health Nutrition and a three year doctoral programme in Public Health Nutrition.
Previous to his current role has worked as an Associate Dean Student Experience (Faculty of Health and Social Sciences) at Bournemouth University, he was also a senior lecturer in nutrition, he was working as an associate senior lecturer in food and nutrition at Leeds Trinity University and he was a lecturer of nutritional sciences at the University of Central Lancashire. He has also worked as an associate of access and widening participation unit and part-time Lecturer of the University of Greenwich.
His key research has been in the field of non-communicable diseases risk identification among south Asian Communities living in the United Kingdom, although he has a broader interest in nutrition-related non-communicable diseases (NR-NCDs) in developing countries and the impact of the nutrition transition on NCD prevalence among migrants from developing countries into developed countries. He is a member of the Africa Nutrition Society (ANS) and have assisted the ANS in organising the African Nutrition Epidemiology Conferences (ANEC) in Kenya and South Africa.
- PhD, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom, Jan 2010 – Sep 2013
- Masters By Research (MRES) Public Health Nutrition, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom, Sep 2008 – Jan 2010
- BSc (Hons.) Biosciences (Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom, Sep 2005 – Aug 2008
- Programme Director / Senior Lecturer BSc (Hons.) Nutrition & Food Policy, City, University of London, Nov 2021 – present
- Senior Lecturer in Nutrition, Bournemouth University, Jan 2017 – Nov 2021
- Associate Senior Lecturer Food and Nutrition, Leeds Trinity University, Sep 2015 – Dec 2017
- Lecturer in Nutrition, University of Central Lancashire, Sep 2013 – Nov 2015
- Part-time Lecturer, University of Greenwich, Sep 2010 – Jul 2013
Bengali (can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review) and Hindi (can speak and understand spoken).
Swrajit's key research has been in the field of non-communicable diseases risk identification among south Asian Communities living in the United Kingdom, although he has a broader interest in nutrition-related non-communicable diseases (NR-NCDs) in developing countries and the impact of the nutrition transition on NCD prevalence among migrants from developing countries into developed countries. His wider research interest and expertise are in nutrition transition and physical activity.
* Glycemic Index and Glycemic load reference guide
* Development of breakfast meals designed for hypertensive (Stage-1)
* Relationship between energy intake, body composition and risk of hypertension in an adult male migrant population in Kent, UK
* Dietary sugar and fat intake among South Asian, Population- A wake up call for Nutrition Transition
* Food preferences of migrant population.
* Effective dietary interventions to improve eating performance among mentally challenged population group
* Relationship between energy intake, body composition and risk of hypertension in an adult male Punjabi migrant population in Kent, UK
* Building nutrition capacity for scaling up nutrition in Africa.
* Nutrition Transition among South Asian Male migrant population in the United Kingdom
Areas of Supervision
* Nutrition and Food
* Technology enhanced public health nutrition programme delivery
* Nutrition transition and Physical activity
* Nutrition Transition and Risk of Non-Communicable diseases risk
* Overweight and Obesity Management
* Modified ready to eat food
* British Council Knowledge Transfer Fund
* Pump Prime Funding for small research grant.
Publications by category
Journal articles (7)
- Reynolds, C., Moore, S., Denton, P., Jones, R., Abdy Collins, C., Droulers, C. … Sarkar, S. A rapid evidence assessment of UK citizen and industry understandings of sustainability. Food Standards Agency.