Honours Research

Honours guidelines:

HONOURS THESES

2016-2017

Graham, Cassidy - "Nova Scotia Dietitians' Experience with Orthorexia Nervosa", supervised by Dr. Matt Durant.  Read the abstract...

Jantzi, Heather - "Developing a Consumer Language to Describe Local Red Wines Using Projective Mapping", supervised by Dr. Matt McSweeney.  Read the abstract...

2015-2016

Grann, Amy - "Tradition and Culture versus Supply and Demand: Traditional Food Access in Nova Scotia", supervised by Prof. Liesel Carlsson.  Read the abstract...

Muggah, Elizabeth - "Women and Beer: Investigating Women's Beer Preferences Using Preferred Attribute Elicitation and Conjoint Analysis", supervised by Dr. Matt McSweeney.  Read the abstract...

2014-2015

Fraser, Kathryn - "Social Barriers in Nutrition and Mental Health", supervised by Dr. Cathy Morley.  Read the abstract...

Wills, Lauren - "Analysis of the Meals on Wheels Programs in the Annapolis Valley Health District", supervised by Dr. Cathy Morley.  Read the abstract...

2013-2014

Biden, Catherine - "The Adequacy of Texture Modified Menus in Long-term Care Facilities in Nova Scotia with Relation to Canada's Food Guide", supervised by Dr. Matt Durant.  Read the abstract...

Cox, Victoria - "Eating While at University: An Exploration of Acadia University Student Experiences", supervised by Dr. Cathy Morley.  Read the abstract...

T'ien, Caroline, "The Assessment of Vitamin B12 by Nova Scotia Family Practitioners", supervised by Dr. Matt Durant.  Read the abstract...

2012-2013

Hogg, Jennifer - "Evaluation of a Curriculum-Appropriate Nutrition Education Video Informed by Nova Scotia Adolescents' Needs and Preferences for New Media", supervised by Dr. Cathy Morley.  Read the abstract...

Tillotson, Amy - "Attitudes and Perceptions of Nova Scotia Youth toward Healthy Eating", supervised by Dr. Matt Durant.  Read the abstract...

2011-2012

Cohen, Samantha - "Ethics of Participatory Action Research on Food Security Related Projects: Experiences and Lessons Learned", supervised by Prof. Barb Anderson and Dr. Patricia Williams.  Read the abstract...

Danaher, Kavanagh - "Nutrition Knowledge and Practices of Varsity Coaches at a Canadian University", supervised by Prof. Tristaca Curley.  Read the abstract...

  2010-2011

Barss, Neil - "Moderate Alcohol: A Survey of Awareness, Beliefs and Practices in an Atlantic University Community", supervised by Dr. Tanis Mihalynuk.  Read the abstract...

Francis, Jane - "Food, Moods and Lifestyles of School-Aged Children: A Correlational Study", supervised by Dr. Tanis Mihalynuk.  Read the abstract...

Holmes, Monica - "Growing a Sustainable Relationship Between the Acadia Community Farm and the School of Nutrition and Dietetics", supervised by Prof. Barb Anderson.  Read the abstract...

Milan, Amber - "The Implementation and Evaluation of the S.M.I.L.E. Snack Program for Children of Varying Abilities: A Case Study", supervised by Dr. Tanis Mihalynuk.  Read the abstract...

Monteith, Hiliary - "Impact on Medium-Term Individual Capacity Building from Involvement in Participatory Food Costing", supervised by Prof. Barb Anderson.  Read the abstract...

2009-2010

Ettinger, Laurel - "Does Body Size Affect Sweetness Thresholds and Perception and Liking of a Food Product in Normal Weight Women?", supervised by Prof. Tristaca Caldwell 

MacLean, Laura - "A Sensory Evaluation of Pork Quality from Hogs Finished on an Organic Apple Diet", supervised by Dr. Lisa Duizer

Urquhart, Christie - "Imperfect Girl Talk: Exploring the Relationships between Socio-Cultural Norms, Disordered Eating and Obesity", supervised by Dr. Tanis Mihalynuk

2008-2009

Sheehan, Hannah - "Perceptions of Weight and Health, Weight History, and Barriers and Motivations for Weight Loss", supervised by Dr. Elizabeth Johnston

2007 - 2008

Li, Wangyang Tina - "Children's and University Students' Liking of Organic Apples Grown With or Without the Use of Reflective Mulch", supervised by Dr. Lisa Duizer

      
2006 - 2007

Connolly, Lindsay - "Vitamin D Intakes and Blood Status of a Group of Pregnant and Lactating Women Residing in Southern Ontario", supervised by Dr. Lisa Houghton

Mahar, Alyson - "The Effect of Nutritive and Non-Nutritive Sweeteners on Sweetness Preference and their Relation to Increased Sweet-food Consumption", supervised by Dr. Lisa Duizer

Noseworthy, Beverley - "Acceptability of Ground Flaxseed and the Effect of Omega-3 Content Information on Purchase Intent", supervised by Dr. Lisa Duizer

Rasmussen, Heidi - "Dietary Intakes, Sports Nutrition Knowledge and Beliefs of Rock Climbers", supervised by Prof. Heather Petrie

St. John, Meredith - "Adherence to Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating: The Roles of Weight Status and Household Income in Nova Scotia Children and Youth", supervised by Prof. Matt Durant

2005 - 2006

Trussler, Kate - "Improved High Intensity Cycling Performance with Consumption of Low Dose Caffeine", supervised by Prof. Heather Petrie and Dr. Jonathon Fowles

Wells, Crystal - "The Effect of a High Protein Diet on Hydration Status", supervised by Prof. Heather Petrie and Dr. Elizabeth Johnston

2004 - 2005

Brockerville, Melissa - "Benefits of Exercise and Nutrition Counseling for People with Type 2 Diabetes", supervised by Prof. Judy Lowe and Dr. Rene Murphy

Doney, Brianne - "The Effect of a Health Message on Sodium Preference in University Students", supervised by Dr. Elizabeth Johnston