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Yeatman, Heather Professor

Professor of Public Health

  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • School of Health and Society
  • Associate Member - Australian Health Services Research Institute
  • Early Start Research
  • Chief Investigator - Foodways 2018 - 2020
  • Food and movement research 2018 - 2020

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Professor Yeatman's research has a broad focus on understanding food and nutrition policy and the processes that influence them.  Her research encompasses national policy and regulatory initiatives, settings-based (eg schools, community, university) policy and program evaluation.  Her analytic frameworks are informed by policy and sociological theories.

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


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Available as Research Supervisor

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Developing Health Promoting Sports Clubs through Organisational Change
    Doctor of Philosophy Potential of “Let’s Go Shopping” storybook to positively influence selection of healthy food and beverages in the supermarket. Mohd Jamil, Sameeha
    Doctor of Philosophy An exploratory study of teachers’ enactment of food and nutrition education in Australian primary schools Gorman, Emma
    Doctor of Philosophy Examine the potential impact of discretionary food + drink marketing on children’s brand associations and attachments and the mechanisms underpinning the relationship at the implicit + explicit levels Smith, Rachel
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Consumer perspectives on food and nutrition labelling and use of food label information in Mongolia to inform food labelling policy Chimedtseren, Nyamragchaa
    Doctor of Philosophy Nutrition and oral health education in preschool years Khan, Bushra
    Doctor of Philosophy Mapping the Implementation of Priority Food Environment Policies to Tackle Diet-related Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Malaysia: A Situational Analysis Ng, See Hoe
    Doctor of Philosophy Preventive Health Initiatives Waller, Karen
    Doctor of Philosophy Food cultures and urban food strategies- South Korean case study Park, Soo Jin

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Professor Yeatman's research has a broad focus on understanding food and nutrition policy and the processes that influence them.  Her research encompasses national policy and regulatory initiatives, settings-based (eg schools, community, university) policy and program evaluation.  Her analytic frameworks are informed by policy and sociological theories.

Selected Publications


Investigator On


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Developing Health Promoting Sports Clubs through Organisational Change
    Doctor of Philosophy Potential of “Let’s Go Shopping” storybook to positively influence selection of healthy food and beverages in the supermarket. Mohd Jamil, Sameeha
    Doctor of Philosophy An exploratory study of teachers’ enactment of food and nutrition education in Australian primary schools Gorman, Emma
    Doctor of Philosophy Examine the potential impact of discretionary food + drink marketing on children’s brand associations and attachments and the mechanisms underpinning the relationship at the implicit + explicit levels Smith, Rachel
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Consumer perspectives on food and nutrition labelling and use of food label information in Mongolia to inform food labelling policy Chimedtseren, Nyamragchaa
    Doctor of Philosophy Nutrition and oral health education in preschool years Khan, Bushra
    Doctor of Philosophy Mapping the Implementation of Priority Food Environment Policies to Tackle Diet-related Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Malaysia: A Situational Analysis Ng, See Hoe
    Doctor of Philosophy Preventive Health Initiatives Waller, Karen
    Doctor of Philosophy Food cultures and urban food strategies- South Korean case study Park, Soo Jin
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