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Niamh Harbourne

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School Of Agriculture & Food Science
Science Centre - South
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7162113
Email: niamh.harbourne@ucd.ie

Biography

2000-2004: BAgrSc (Food Science), University College Dublin

2004-2008: PhD (Food Science), University College Dublin

2008-2011: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University College Dublin

2011-2014: Lecturer in Food Science, University of Reading

2014-Present: Lecturer in Food Science, University College Dublin

Professional

               

Education

Year 2014 Institution: University of Reading
Qualification: Post Graduate Certificate Subject: Academic Practice
Year 2009 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 2004 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BAgrSc Subject:
         

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Harbourne, N., Marete, E., Jacquier, J.C., O'Riordan, D. (2013) 'Conventional extraction techniques for phytochemicals' In: Harbourne, N., Marete, E., Jacquier, J.C., O'Riordan, D (eds). Handbook of Phytochemicals: sources, stability and extraction. England: Wiley-Blackwell. [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Giallourou N, Oruna-Concha MJ;Harbourne N (2016) 'Effects of domestic processing methods on the phytochemical content of watercress (Nasturtium officinale)'. Food Chemistry, 212 :411-419. [DOI] [Details]
Omar, A; Harbourne, N; Oruna-Concha, MJ (2016) 'Quantification of major camel milk proteins by capillary electrophoresis'. International Dairy Journal, . [Details]
Newman, J., Egan, T., Harbourne, N., O'Riordan, D., Jacquier, J. C., O'Sullivan, M. (2014) 'Correlation of sensory bitterness in dairy protein hydrolysates: Comparison of prediction models built using sensory, chromatographic and electronic tongue data'. Talanta, 126 (0):46-53. Available Online [Details]
Newman, J., Harbourne, N., Oâ¿¿Riordan, D., Jacquier, J. C., Oâ¿¿Sullivan, M. (2014) 'Comparison of a trained sensory panel and an electronic tongue in the assessment of bitter dairy protein hydrolysates'. Journal of Food Engineering, 128 (0):127-131. Available Online [Details]
Drummond, E.M. and Harbourne, N. and Marete, E. and Martyn, D. and Jacquier, J.C. and O'Riordan, D. and Gibney, E.R. (2013) 'Inhibition of proinflammatory biomarkers in THP1 macrophages by polyphenols derived from chamomile, meadowsweet and willow bark'. Phytotherapy Research, 27 (4):588-594. Available Online [Details]
Drummond EM, Harbourne N, Marete E, Jacquier JC, O'Riordan D, Gibney ER (2013) 'An in vivo study examining the antiinflammatory effects of chamomile, meadowsweet, and willow bark in a novel functional beverage'. Journal of Dietary Supplements, 10 (4):370-380. [DOI] [Details]
Harbourne, N. and Marete, E. and Jacquier, J.C. and O'Riordan, D. (2013) 'Stability of phytochemicals as sources of anti-inflammatory nutraceuticals in beverages - A review'. Food Research International, 50 (2):480-486. Available Online [Details]
Harbourne, N., Marete, E., Jacquier, J.C., O'Riordan, E.D. (2011) 'Stability of phytochemicals as sources of anti-inflammatory nutraceuticals in beverages - a review'. Food Research International, . [DOI] [Details]
Harbourne, N. and Jacquier, J.C. and O'Riordan, D. (2011) 'Effects of addition of phenolic compounds on the acid gelation of milk'. International Dairy Journal, 21 (3):185-191. Available Online [Details]
Harbourne, N. and Marete, E. and Jacquier, J.C. and O'Riordan, D. (2009) 'Effect of drying methods on the phenolic constituents of meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) and willow (Salix alba)'. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 42 (9):1468-1473. Available Online [Details]
Harbourne, N. and Jacquier, J.C. and O'Riordan, D. (2009) 'Optimisation of the aqueous extraction conditions of phenols from meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria L.) for incorporation into beverages'. Food Chemistry, 116 (3):722-727. Available Online [Details]
Harbourne, N. and Jacquier, J.C. and O'Riordan, D. (2009) 'Optimisation of the extraction and processing conditions of chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.) for incorporation into a beverage'. Food Chemistry, 115 (1):15-19. Available Online [Details]
Harbourne, N; Jacquier, JC; Morgan, DJ; Lyng, JG; (2008) 'Determination of the degradation kinetics of anthocyanins in a model juice system using isothermal and non-isothermal methods'. FOOD CHEMISTRY, 111 (1):204-208. [DOI] [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Omar, A; Harbourne, N; Oruna-Concha, M. J. (2015) Application of capillary electrophoresis to the characterisation of major camel milk proteins 7th IDF International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow milk [Details]
Ellis, A; Sawatdeenaruenat, C; Harbourne, N. (2015) Bio-accessibility and digestibility of catechin enriched dairy matrices 6th International Symposium on Delivery of Functionality in Complex Food Systems [Details]
Giallourou, N; Harbourne, N. (2015) Effects of processing on the phytochemical content and antioxidant activity of watercress IFT Annual meeting [Details]
Bayraktar, M. K; Harbourne, N; Fagan, C. (2015) The Effect of Heat Treatment on Milk-Polyphenol Mixtures IFT Annual meeting [Details]
Omar, A; Harbourne, N; Oruna-Concha, M. J. (2015) Importance of characterization of camel milk proteins in dairy products manufacture IFT Annual meeting [Details]
O hAonghusa, B; Wu, H; Harbourne, N; Oruna-Concha, MJ (2014) The effect of maturity on the composition and taste characteristics of coloured bell peppers Annual Food Flavour and Sensory Science Symposium [Details]
Giallourou, N; Harbourne, N; Swann, J (2014) Effects of domestic processing on the glucosinolate content of watercress Glucosinolates and beyond [Details]
Omoarukhe, E; Jauregi, P; Harbourne, N (2014) Healthy Natural Beverages- Benefits & Case Study TRADEIT Entrepreneurial Summer Academy [Details]
Giallourou, N., Harbourne, N. (2014) Effects of domestic processing on the phytochemical content of watercress IFSTI 43rd Annual Conference [Details]
Omoarukhe, E; Jauregi, P; Harbourne, N. (2014) Effect of Pasteurisation and Storage on Roselle (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) Bioactives IFSTI 43rd Annual Conference [Details]
Harbourne, N; Lee, E; Ryan, A (2013) Effects of solvent, pH, time and temperature on the extraction of phenolic compounds from white willow bark International Food Technology Annual Meeting and Food Expo [Details]
Newman, J., Harbourne, N, D. O¿Riordan, J.C. Jacquier & M. O¿Sullivan (2012) Construction of a bitterness prediction model with an electronic tongue and a trained senspry panel for the assessment of dairy protein hydrolysates EFFoST Annual Meeting 2012 Montpellier, France, [Details]
J. Newman, Harbourne, N, D. O¿Riordan, J.C. Jacquier & M. O¿Sullivan (2012) ) Comparison of an electronic tongue and a trained sensory panel in the evaluation of bitterness in dairy protein hydrolysates 42nd Annual Research Conference -Food, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, UCC, Cork [Details]
J. Newman, Harbourne, N, D. O¿Riordan, J.C. Jacquier & M. O¿Sullivan (2011) Evaluation of bitterness in whey protein hydrolysates by an electronic trongue and a trained sensory panel 41st Annual Research Conference -Food, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, UCC, Cork [Details]
J. Newman, Harbourne, N, D. O¿Riordan, J.C. Jacquier & M. O¿Sullivan (2010) Prediction of bitterness intensity using an electronic tongue UCD School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine Anual Research Day UCD, [Details]
Harbourne, N., Jacquier, J. C. & O¿Riordan, D. ; (2010) Rheology of acidified milk gels containing meadowsweet extract International Conference on Polyphenols, Montpellier, August 2010 [Details]
Harbourne, N., Jacquier, JC and O'Riordan, ED; (2008) Effect of phenol adition on acid milk gels World Congress of Food Science and Technology [Details]
Harbourne, N., J. Collier, J.C. Jacquier, and D. O'Riordan; (2007) Optimisation of the extraction and processing conditions of chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.) for incorporation into anti-inflammatory beverages International Food Technology Annual Meeting and Food Expo, Chicago, USA [Details]
Harbourne N., Jacquier J.C., Lyng J.G., Morgan D. & McKenna B.M.; (2006) Determination of the degradation kinetics of anthocyanins in a model juice system using isothermal and nonisothermal methods 35th Food Science and Technology Conference UCC, Cork, Ireland, , 13-SEP-06 - 14-SEP-06 [Details]
Harbourne, N., J. Collier, J.C. Jacquier, C. Navarro and D. O'Riordan; (2006) Determination of the kinetic properties of total phenols and turbidity in aqueous chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.) extracts 36th Food Research Conference, UCC, Cork [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

My main research interests include:

  • Identification & quantification of bioactives from plants
  • Extraction of phytochemicals
  • Effect of processing & storage conditions on bioactives
  • Incorporation of bioactives (dairy & plant) into foods