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Dr Lynn McIntyre

Last updated: 05 March 2024


Dr Lynn McIntyre is a Food Microbiologist with a BSc (Hons) degree in Microbiology from the University of Glasgow and a PhD in Food Science from the University of Guelph, Canada. Her research and teaching specialisms including: food safety in poultry, red meat, dairy and produce production; food preservation methods including bacteriophages; evaluating the shelf-life of foods through durability and challenge testing; and rapid detection methods for hygiene and food safety. In New Zealand she worked as a Lecturer then Senior Lecturer at Massey University, and latterly as a Senior Research Scientist, managing microbial food safety contract research for the New Zealand Food Safety Authority before returning to the UK in 2010 to take up a position at Harper Adams University. She is a reviewer for various Food Microbiology journals and served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture for ten years. 

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Harper Adams University (March 2010 - Present)