Alex Ruani

Chief Science Educator, Co-founder

Alex Ruani is a Doctoral Researcher in Nutrition Science Education at University College London, and Chief Science Educator at The Health Sciences Academy, where she leads a team of accomplished scientists and PhDs on large education and publishing projects helping 166,790+ working and aspiring nutrition professionals succeed in their careers.

Her expertise is sharing what’s new and what’s actually working in the field of nutrition, giving learners the tools they need to stay on top of evidence-based advice and get ahead of the curve. Interested in booking Alex for your event or educational programme?

From inspiring talks to science-backed trainings

As a leading science educator and researcher, Alex has extensive media and science communication experience, and continues leading major educational and publishing projects:
  • Make your event memorable with interactive presentations
  • Book Alex's dynamic talks and workshops for audiences of 25 to 5,000 – delivered in person and even online

Alex's dynamic presentations will be the highlight of your event

Chief Science Educator and Research Director
Have your attendees raving on:
  • Appetite neurochemistry
  • Neuro-nutrition
  • Nutrigenetics and microbiomics
  • Eating psychology
  • Corporate wellness / burnout
  • Helping your nutrition clients
  • Scaling up your nutrition business
  • Science communication
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Alex loves science and is a passionate presenter who enjoys teaching science through storytelling (think fun experiments!), thought-provoking questions/rhetoric, and high audience engagement while delivering enormous value and eye-opening ideas.
We encourage early bookings as soon as dates are known.

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Alex Ruani, PhDc Nutr Sci Ed

UCL Doctoral Researcher and Chief Science Educator, The Health Sciences Academy
Alex Ruani is a Doctoral Researcher in nutrition science education at University College London, and chief science educator at The Health Sciences Academy, where she leads a team of accomplished scientists and PhDs on large education and publishing projects helping 150,000+ working and aspiring nutrition professionals succeed in their careers.

Her expertise is sharing what’s new and what’s actually working in the field of nutrition, giving learners the tools they need to stay on top of evidence-based advice and get ahead of the curve – from nutrition biochemistry, appetite and eating psychology, to nutritional neuroscience, nutritional genetics and epigenetics, and gut microbiomics.

As a leading science educator and researcher, Alex has authored 50+ science reports on health and nutrition, written and edited 1,000s of commentaries on trending scientific topics, and led the curriculum design and content for 15+ accredited Certifications and 60+ Continuing Education courses at The Health Sciences Academy – equipping nutrition professionals with the latest tools to help their own clients and stand out in the field.

Alex keeps running research studies with 100,000,000s of data points relating to health/diet attitudes, beliefs and behaviours and the influence of nutrition science education alongside University College London and The Health Sciences Academy’s educational platform.

Her most recent research at UCL looks at the main sources of nutrition misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic, their influence on eating behaviour change, and what makes us believe in harmful food and eating practices, so we can successfully debias these and mitigate the risk of health harm. Alex’s COVID-19 food/nutrition misinformation research press releases can be found at University College London and The Health Sciences Academy.
Alex is one of the most respected people in the health world
-Todd Herman, High Performance Leader, Herman Performance Systems
Alex’s approachable and easy-going nature gave the students a lot of confidence
- Joe Williamson, UCL Careers Administrator, University College London

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