Nick currently works as a mathematical modeller on the Riddet Institute Sustainable Nutrition Initiative. Nick is responsible for the continued development of the Delta model, a tool for investigating how global food production meets global nutritional requirements as part of a sustainable food system.

For more information on the Sustainable Nutrition Initiative, see here

Area of Expertise

PhD Thesis Title: Healthy guts: More than what you eat.
I will carry out research modelling the interactions between food, the commensal microbiota and digestion on the development and function of the human gut.

Awards & Honours

Nick Smith was the winner of the Best Student Presentation award at the Annual Riddet Institute Student Colloquium 2017. See his presentation here.


Massey University and AgResearch