Dr Peter Dingle
Associate professor Dr Peter Dingle has spent the past twenty years as a researcher, educator and communicator. He has a Bachelor of Education in Science, a Bachelor of Environmental Science with first class honours and a PhD. He has more than 100 scientifically reviewed papers, several books which have sold over 25,000 copies each, a couple of CDs, and a team of researchers breaking new ground and hundreds of students collecting data each year. Books include Dangerous Beauty, The DEAL for Happier, Healthier, Smarter Kids, Goal Getting, How to improve your memory your thinking and your life, My dog eats better than your kids, Is Your Home making you Sick and his book with his wife Martine “The Six week healthy eating planner” and the newest member of the family, Cholesterol Deception. He conducts ongoing research into diet and nutrition, lifestyle and environmental impacts on health, well being and productivity. Dr D is one of the rare speakers who conducts and presents his own professional research. He is internationally recognised and often quoted by other speakers.
Dr Dingle is an Associate Professor and leading researcher in Health and the Environment at Murdoch University. In recognition of his excellence in teaching, he won the University’s “Teaching In Excellence Award” in 2001 and 2003, he won the coveted Vice Chancellor’s Award for outstanding community service. In 2003, Dr Dingle was a co founder in the award winning Living Smart Program which won the WA adult education award in 2003 and the Eureka Award with $10,000 prize money in 2004. In 2004 he was recognised with special commendation in the WAEnvironmental Awards and Greenhouses won the best education program and in the same year won the Conscious Living, Nova communicators award. He recently retired after 6 years as a director of the National Registration Authority in Canberra and the Amanda Young Foundation, and is currently a Director of Dingle and Bird Environmental.
Dr Dingle commits to over one hundred public and professional presentations each year. In Perth demand is so high he may present up to 6 times a week. He is popular internationally for his lively presentations and has presented in 11 countries on 4 continents.
Dr Dingle has appeared on the Media for the last 20 years as expert in environmental and health issues and recently presented in the award winning 7 week TV series shown on SBS and now around the world “Is your home killing you”. He is currently in the planning stages for another TV series. He is a regular on current affairs programs such as Today Tonight and ABC programs like “Can we help” and featured on 4 corners and the 7.30 report. He has appeared on occasions on Sunise, George Negus and other programs. He is a regular on Australian and New Zealand (TV3) TV and radio news and presents a weekly radio program on 6PR and 96 FM. He does a fortnightly program with ABC regional radio and has had extended segments on various ABC radio programs over the years from Launceston to the Sunshine Coast and Geraldton. He is reported weekly in the national media and writes a column for the west Australian and a few public magazines.
For the past 18 years, Dr Dingle has been researching active learning and success strategies to increase the productivity and wellbeing of individuals and organisations. He integrates the top tried and true methods via the experts, along with newer discoveries into memory, goal setting, brain function and emotional perception. Incorporating his study of clinical nutrition and exercise, Dr D has developed ‘THE DEAL,’ his own unique program for individual and corporate success and wellbeing.
He uses his ongoing personal research plus discoveries drawn from top scientists around the world to constantly update his program, maintaining cutting edge science.
Dr Dingle is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) of the Australian Speaker’s Association, the highest level of professional speaking and a member of the Western Australian Society of Magicians. He is also a group hypnotherapist and motivational coach to some of Australia’s elite junior athletes and business people. In his spare time he practices what he preaches, rides a bicycle to work, loves his family, the beach and the gym, juggles, meditates, plays with a unicycle and cooks a mean minestra (but not all at the same time!)
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