Dr Claire Timon holds a BScAg in Food Science from University College Dublin and a PhD in Human Nutrition from The University of Sheffield. Her PhD and post-doctoral training focused on the development and validation of diet and health assessment technologies for both research and national surveillance purposes. As part of her post doctoral career Dr Timon successfully attained an SFI Industry Fellowship focusing on the further development of a personalised dietary advice framework and the commercialisation of a dietary assessment technology Foodbook24.
Dr Timon currently works in the DCU Centre for eIntegrated Care (CeIC) as a Senior Researcher in Digital Health. Her research focuses on the application of Digital Health and Internet of Things (IoT) technology for the assessment of diet and health and for lifestyle behaviour change interventions. Dr Timon is also involved in several trials as an expert collaborator with ExWell Medical where she supports investigations relating to the use of Digital Health technology for dietary assessment and behaviour change support of cancer patients in a clinical setting.