Researcher at ESDAI, Universidad Panamericana
HRF Publication: People, Care and Work in the Home
Conference: A Home: A place of growth, care and wellbeing
Working Paper | Unsafe food handling in families suffering from food poverty
Nahieli Greaves-Fernández is a researcher at ESDAI, Universidad Panamericana, where she teaches food biochemistry to undergraduates. She is a pharmaceutical chemist and has an MS degree in biochemistry and a diploma in public communication of science, both from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, as well as a PhD in science education from the University of York in the UK. Dr. Greaves has more than 15 years’ worth of experience teaching at different universities and designing science-based resources for different educational levels. She has published several textbooks, as well as online resources, for science education. She has also designed and taught courses for the professional development of science teachers. Her current research involves the study of different aspects of food culture, from the safe handling of food to the eating practices of people suffering from diabetes. The main aim of her research is to understand how to empower others to make healthy lifestyle choices relating to food.