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Kiran Goraya

Senior Lecturer

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Kiran joined St Mary’s in 2012 and currently lectures on the Nutrition programme. Kiran graduated from King’s College London with a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science and went on to complete an MSc in Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Reading. 

Prior to joining St Mary’s, Kiran worked as a nutritionist in the food industry, within roles at the British Nutrition Foundation, J Sainsbury’s Plc. and Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd. Her work involved the practical application of nutrition science within a commercial environment. She worked cross-functionally within the business to deliver evidence-based nutrition information to consumers and health professionals, through various media such as presentations, digital and broadcast. 

Kiran is registered with the Association for Nutrition.


Research profile


Kiran Goraya (née Rahelu)

  • Rahelu, K. (2010). Is inactivity the cause of fatness or fatness the cause of inactivity? Nutrition Bulletin, 35: 304-307.
  • Methven, L., Rahelu, K., Economou, N., Kinneavy, L., Ladbrooke-Davis, L., Kennedy, O.B., Mottram, D. S., Gosney, M. A. (2010). The effect of consumption volume on profile and liking of oral nutritional supplements of varied sweetness: Sequential profiling and boredom tests. Food Quality and Preference, 21: 948-955.
  • Rahelu, K. (2009). Date labelling on food. Nutrition Bulletin, 34: 388-390.
  • Rahelu, K. (2009). Healthy ageing: the role of nutrition and lifestyle. Nutrition Bulletin, 34: 232-237.

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