Asgiri Jayasekara

Asgiri Jayasekara

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology


Asgiri Jayasekara is an MPhil candidate at the University of Adelaide. She obtained her Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science and a First-class Honours from the University of Adelaide in 2021 and 2023 respectively. Her current research focuses on mapping and monitoring food waste from Australian Quick Service Restaurants. She is supervised by Helen Morris, Dr Olena Kravchuk and Prof Sarah Wheeler.

Mapping and monitoring pre-consumer food waste from Quick Service Restaurants in Australia

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Jayasekara, A. P., McGrath, D., Kravchuk, O., Zhou, S. J., & Morris, H. (2024). Mapping pre-consumer food waste in quick service restaurants on a university campus: Two Australian case studies. Journal of Cleaner Production, 434, 11 pages.
    DOI Scopus1

2024 - 2025 University of Adelaide Research Scholarship Program

2022 Teaching Assistant - Food Preservation and Packaging III, The University of Adelaide

  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2019 - ongoing Member Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Australia

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