Dr Richie Harrington
BA, MSc, PhD
Senior Research Data Scientist
Richie joined the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, in December 2012 to work on a project assessing the effectiveness of front of label food packaging.
Richie has a B.A. in Genetics from Trinity College, Dublin, an M.Sc. in Bioinformatics from the University of Ulster, and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Cambridge. He has experience and interests in medical informatics, mobile and web technologies, wearable sensors, and their applications within a health environment.
Reductions in sugar sales from soft drinks in the UK from 2015 to 2018.
Bandy LK. et al, (2020), BMC Med, 18
Nutrient composition databases in the age of big data: foodDB, a comprehensive, real-time database infrastructure.
Harrington RA. et al, (2019), BMJ Open, 9
A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Digital Intervention Aimed at Improving Food Purchasing Behavior: The Front-of-Pack Food Labels Impact on Consumer Choice Study.
Harrington RA. et al, (2019), JMIR Form Res, 3
A NEW METHOD TO MONITOR THE PERFORMANCE OF COMPANIES IN RELATION TO NUTRITIONAL TARGETS
Bandy L. et al, (2017), ANNALS OF NUTRITION AND METABOLISM, 71, 867 - 867
THE IMPACT OF THE UK TRAFFIC-LIGHT LABELLING SYSTEM ON DIETS
Rayner M. et al, (2017), ANNALS OF NUTRITION AND METABOLISM, 71, 101 - 102