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Ms Samantha Baker

Research Officer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6798 , Email:, Campus: ML, Room: ML18.220A,
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6798  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML18.220A  



Co-ordinating the development of a food and nutrition curriculum materials project. These materials are designed to encourage and support teachers from Kindergarten to Year 10 (K-10) to incorporate content on food, healthy eating, nutrition, food selection and preparation skills throughout the curriculum.

Staff Qualifications

  • GradDip (Graduate Diploma), Curtin University of Technology, 2012 .
  • B (Bachelor Degree), Edith Cowan University, 2008 .


Recent Research Grants

  • SNACPlus: A whole-of-centre approach to healthy eating in WA Child Care Centres.,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Research Starter Grant,  2014 - 2015,  $28,216.
  • Request for food and nutrition curriculum support materials as part of the WA Healthy Children Program - K-10 School Food and Nutrition Curriculum Support Materials,  Department of Health WA,  WA Healthy Children Program,  2012 - 2015,  $649,961.
  • Integrating student engagement and best practice pedagogy relevant to Year 7-8 students in a nutrition education (life skills) context: A conceptual framework approach.,  Healthway (WA Health Promotion Foundation),  Healthway - Scholarship,  2015,  $58,816.
  • A review of the WA Healthy School Project (WAHSP) for the Child and Adolescent Community Health, WA Country Health Service, and the Chronic Disease Prevention Directorate,  Department of Health WA,  Health Corporate Network Tender,  2013 - 2014,  $134,523.
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