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Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference 2023

April 28 to 29, 2023, hosted by University of Prince Edward Island 

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Thank you to our generous conference sponsors!

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award

First Place

 

Joanne Severe

University of Prince Edward Island
Meal time in Child Care Centres: Exploring Educators' Feeding Practices

Second Place

 

Sarah McIsaac

Saint Francis Xavier University
Sensory characterization of a commercial apple butter fruit spread, and various protein-enriched texture modified variations.

Graduate Research Award

First Place

Sathya Amarasena

Memorial University of Newfoundland
The influence of vitamin B6 deficiency on gut-mediated brain function and behavior in rats

Second Place

Megan White

Mount Saint Vincent University
Exploring the Role of Compassion in 2S/LGBTQ+ Canadians’ Eating Disorder Recovery Processes

Third Place

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Ava Rasouli

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dietary vitamin B6 and the pathophysiology of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Science Atlantic Communication Award

Oral

 

Varleen Kaur

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Assessing the impact of shift work on sleep, activity, energy balance and food choice in adults: The SWEAT Study

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Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference

2023 Award Winners

 

The 2023 Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference (SANFC) was held virtually April 28 to 29, by the University of Prince Edward Island.

Review the conference program and abstracts.

Nutrition and Foods Awards Descriptions

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award

First Place

Joanne Severe

University of Prince Edward Island

Meal time in Child Care Centres: Exploring Educators' Feeding Practices

Second Place

Sarah MacIsaac

Saint Francis Xavier University

Sensory characterization of a commercial apple butter fruit spread, and various protein-enriched texture modified variations

Science Atlantic Graduate Research Award

First Place

Sathya Amarasena

Memorial University of Newfoundland

The influence of vitamin B6 deficiency on gut-mediated brain function and behavior in rats

Second Place

Megan White

Mount Saint Vincent University

Exploring the Role of Compassion in 2S/LGBTQ+ Canadians’ Eating Disorder Recovery Processes

Third Place

Ava Rasouli

Ava Rasouli

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dietary vitamin B6 and the pathophysiology of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Science Atlantic Science Communication Award

First Place

Varleen Kaur

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Assessing the impact of shift work on sleep, activity, energy balance and food choice in adults: The SWEAT Study

Previous Award Winners