Dr Christine Knight is Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Science, Technology & Innovation Studies at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on contemporary food history and culture, especially nutrition and dietary advice. Christine currently holds a Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities Fellowship to investigate the negative stereotype of the Scottish diet, which is often associated with unhealthy, deep-fried foods such as the notorious deep-fried Mars Bar.
Originally from Australia, Christine studied at the University of Adelaide before joining the University of Edinburgh in 2008.
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