Dr Alison Merrotsy is a Lecturer at Munster Technological University. Alison has taught modules in Nutrition and Child Health and Nutrition. Previously a lecturer at Cork College of Commerce Night College Alison is passionate about childrens’ health and wellbeing. Dr Alison Merrotsy holds a PhD from Cork Institute of Technology where her research focused on the promotion of positive dietary habits and promotion of physical activity in a primary school setting. Alison has published a number of academic papers related to her research and has also previously worked in health promotion in primary schools in Ireland.