Tamara Bucher

Tamara Bucher

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Dr Bucher is an Early Career Researcher working in the Priority Research Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition. She is from Switzerland and has an interdisciplinary background with a Bachelor and Master in Biology and a second master in Human Nutrition and Health. She was awarded her PhD from ETH Zurich (Times Higher Education, 9th in the world) in 2013. Dr Bucher has developed and validated new innovative methods to facilitate consumer behaviour research related to food choice by using replica foods, virtual and augmented reality technology. She joined the University of Newcastle in 2014 with a Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation and she is now leading international projects with dietitians and engineers to advance and develop technologies and applications for nutrition education of adults and children.