1st Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia 2017

May 12, 2017 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
1st Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia 2017

The Nutrition Society of Australia Newcastle branch will be holding its first meeting for the year from 2.30pm on Friday the 12th of May. The topic of the meeting will be "Taste and Flavour" and the program will include presentations from Dr Alex Russell, Dr Sara Cicerale and Dr Emma Beckett.

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Ms Rebecca Williams

School of Health Sciences

The University of Newcastle

‘The Psychology of Flavour Perception, Expertise and Preference’

Dr Alex Russell

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Health Medical and Applied Sciences

Central Queensland University, Sydney

‘Taste perception, Taste Performance and Food Liking– are they Linked with Dietary Intake?’

Dr Sara Cicerale

Lecturer, Applied Food Science, Faculty of Health

Deakin University, Melbourne

‘Bitter and Sweet: Interactions Between Diet, Microbiome and Disease Risk’

Dr Emma Beckett

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Medicine and Public Health

University of Newcastle


Refreshments 2.30-3.00pm

Meeting 3:00-5:30pm

Dinner 6:30pm at Napoli Centrale Pizza Bar, King Street, Newcastle


Members and Students FREE, $10 Non-members.

NSA membership details: http://www.nsa.asn.au/index.php/membership/


All attendees are invited to join speakers for dinner at Napoli Centrale Pizza Bar, 113 King Street, Newcastle.

Members $20, Non-members $30

RSVP for meeting and/or dinner

Monday 8th of May

Email: Kirrilly.Pursey@newcastle.edu.au


Assessable CPD points available for NSA members who attend the meeting.

Caves Lecture Theatre
HMRI Building
Lot 1 Kookaburra Circuit, New Lambton NSW 2305