Dr Bernadette Egan (Deputy RDS SE Director and Surrey Academic Lead)
Dr Bernadette Egan is the Deputy Director of the RDS SE and the Surrey Academic lead. She joined the RDS SE as an adviser in March 2010 and has extensive experience of supporting researchers with all aspects of preparing applications for applied health research funding. Bernadette and her team are based in the Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences at the University of Surrey.Bernadette is a Senior Research Fellow in the Food, Consumer Behaviour and Health Research Centre at the University of Surrey, where she has worked on a variety of projects, primarily in the public health nutrition domain. Sources of funding for projects have included the Food Standards Agency, EU FP6 and Horizon 2020, Safefood and most recently Surrey County Council. Bernadette has considerable experience of using both qualitative and quantitative research methods and is very experienced in project management, the development of study protocols, data collection, data analysis and reporting.