Research Fellow, ithree institute, University of Technology Sydney
Nural is a research scientist specialising in microbiology at the ithree institute, University of Technology Sydney. Nural’s research interest is in understanding the relationship between bees, the environment and medicinal honey with the aim of supporting the apiary industry, pollination, and human health.
Nural works closely with the Australian beekeeping and wider agricultural industries and has acquired a deeper understanding of these industries in food security and biodiversity. She leads research on the bioactive properties of honey, specifically as a novel approach to combat the antimicrobial resistance crisis and as a prebiotic food to promote a healthy gut microbiome.