GS4 Speakers

Dr Hwayoung Noh

Hwayoung Noh, Gender Summit 4 EU speaker Postdoctoral Fellow, Dietary Exposure Assessment Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer – World Health Organization (IARC–WHO), Lyon, France.

Hwayoung Noh is currently a postdoctoral fellow of the Dietary Exposure Assessment Group at the International Agency for Research on Cancer – World Health Organization (IARC–WHO). Her research focuses on the development and validation of international dietary assessment methodologies, and implementation of these new standardized dietary assessment tools in Asian countries. She obtained her PhD in the Department of Food and Nutrition at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 2013. She received her Bachelor’s (2006) and Master’s (2008) degree in the same department. Since 2013, she has participated in a gender innovation project, ‘Gendered Innovation in Science and Engineering in Korea’. As a researcher, she has particularly focused on how gender analysis contributes to research in the field of nutrition by considering and analyzing sex/gender differences when developing dietary assessment methodologies.

Dr Noh spoke on Reanalyzing sex/gender specific portion sizes of dish items for a dish-based, semi-quantitative FFQ for Korean adults in Plenary Session 5 Advancing Considerations of Gender in Research Methods at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.