Dr Jacki Walker

Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 56116


Dr Jacqueline Walker joined the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences in November 2015 and is working as a Lecturer. She completed her doctoral degree in paediatric nutrition at The University of Queensland in March 2013, focusing on energy balance and body composition in children with cerebral palsy. Prior to this, she completed her undergraduate studies in exercise science and nutrition and dietetics at The University of Sydney. Jacqueline has worked as a dietitian for a number of years in acute hospital settings, community clinical settings and private practice, specialising in paediatric dietetics. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Sports Dietitian, and a member of both the Dietitians Association of Australia and Sports Dietitians Australia.

Research Interests

  • Prevention and management of childhood obesity and associated co-morbidities
  • Achieving optimal nutrition and physical activity outcomes for children with disabilities
  • Nutrition for child and adolescent athletes
  • Nutrition and physical activity recommendations across the lifespan


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Sydney


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  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor