• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 335 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Maeve Kerr graduated from Ulster University with a BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition (1998-2002), followed by a PhD in Nutrition (2002-2006).  Maeve worked as a Research Associate within the Nutrition Innovation Centre for Food and Health (NICHE) on a range of externally funded research projects (2006-2014), before taking up her current post as Lecturer in Food Regulatory Affairs within the School of Biomedical Sciences, in 2014.   Maeve’s research interests are in obesity, food and health with a particular focus on the effects of portion size on food and energy intake; dietary guidance for young children, and B vitamins in women’s health. Maeve’s teaching responsibilities include: International food regulatory affairs; nutrition through the life cycle; health promotion, nutrition education and public health nutrition, and dietary assessment and food habits. Maeve is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), member of the Nutrition Society and Liaison Representative for the Nutrition Society and the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

1 Sep 20021 Jul 2006

Bachelor

Sep 1998Jul 2002

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Research Output 2003 2018

  • 335 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 27 Article
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Breakfast
breakfast
nutritional adequacy
nutrient intake
Diet
4 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of portion size estimation aids: Consumer perspectiveson their effectiveness

Faulkner, G. P., Livingstone, M. B. E., Pourshahidi, K., Spence, M., Dean, M., O'Brien, S., Gibney, E., Wallace, J., McCaffrey, T. & Kerr, M. A., 20 Mar 2017, In : Appetite. 114, p. 200-208

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Portion Size
Breakfast
Interpersonal Relations
Focus Groups
Ireland

An exploration of parental barriers to appropriate portion sizes for young children: a qualitative study

Pourshahidi, L. K., Livingstone, M. B. E., McCotter, L. E., McCaffrey, T. A., McCarthy, H. & Kerr, M. A., 29 Sep 2017, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 76, OCE3, p. E105

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of portion size estimation aids: precision, ease of use and likelihood of future use

Faulkner, G. P., Livingstone, B., Pourshahidi, K., Spence, M., Dean, M., O’Brien, S., Gibney, E. R., Wallace, J. MW., McCaffrey, T. A. & Kerr, M., Sep 2016, In : Public Health Nutrition. 19, 13, p. 2377-2387

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Portion Size
Food
Meals
Serving Size
Weights and Measures
10 Citations (Scopus)

Food and the consumer: could labelling be the answer?

Kerr, M., McCann, M. & Livingstone, B., 2015, In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY. 74, 02, p. 158-163

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access