Dr Libby Swanepoel is a Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, and Program Coordinator for the Bachelor of Nutrition. Libby’s research sees her working across food systems for global development. Her primary interests include food security, community capacity building and gender development with a particular focus on women and families. Libby currently has projects across the Indo-Pacific region, including Kiribati, Samoa and Solomon Islands. Libby is a skilled qualitative researcher with expertise in socio-economic evaluation.
Libby coordinates and teaches several courses in both the Bachelor of Nutrition and the Bachelor of Dietetics. She is passionate about inspiring students to take an upstream approach to their future practice, and seeks to enhance the student learning experience through the use of technology, curriculum design and the integration of innovative teaching techniques and blended learning strategies.