Thesis title

Relationship between cereal dietary fibre solubility and phenolic compounds: Methods of increasing the amount of soluble dietary fibre in cereal flours to improve bioactive function

Principal QAAFI advisor

Prof. Mike Gidley


Dietary fibres and starch - their role in satiety and physiological benefits


  • Master of Science (Food Technology), Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Bachelor of Science (Food Technology), Tribhuvan University, Nepal


  • QAAFI HDR Travel Award 2017
  • Finalist, 2017 Best Student Research Paper Competition, Cereals 17 (AACC International Meeting)
  • AGSA Student Travel Award 2017
  • Candidate Development Award 2017
  • 2017 Graduate Student Fellowship (AACC International)
  • Semi-finalist, FameLab Australia 2017 
  • Finalist, UQ 3MT Competition 2016 
  • Gold Winner, QAAFI 3MT Competition 2016
  • AGSA Student Travel Award 2015