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Dr Ruth Wallace

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2731, Email: ruth.wallace@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO8.517
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2731
Email: ruth.wallace@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.517  

 

Ruth is a lecturer in the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2016.
  • Bachelor of Health Science Honours, Edith Cowan University, 2011.
  • Bachelor of Health Science, Edith Cowan University, 2010.

Research

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 - 2016,  $28,216.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Wallace, R., Devine, A., Costello, L., (2017), Determining educator's need to support healthy eating environments in early childhood settings. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 42(2), 20-28, Australia, Early Childhood Australia Inc..
  • Costello, L., McDermott, M., Wallace, R., (2017), Netnography: Range of Practices, Misperceptions, and Missed Opportunities. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 16(in press), 1-12, DOI: 10.1177/1609406917006647.
  • Wallace, R., Costello, L., Devine, A., (2017), Over-provision of discretionary foods at childcare dilutes the nutritional quality of diets for children. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, in press(in press), 1.
  • Wallace, R., Lo, J., Devine, A., (2016), Tailored nutrition education in the elderly can lead to sustained dietary behaviour change. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 20(1), 8-15, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s12603-016-0669-2.
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