Alexandra Manson

Research Assistant

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Alexandra Manson is a PhD candidate and research assistant in the Caring Futures Institute, Better Lives theme. Alexandra's research focusses on improving children and families health behaviours, specifically looking at food consumed and provided within school.

Her thesis is examining perceptions of the current school food system and the features that influence parental acceptability of a potential school-provided meal system in Australia.

Alexandra is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with experience in public health nutrition.

Research interests:

  • Children and families
  • School food
  • Food insecurity
Qualifications

BNutDiet(Hons)

Honours, awards and grants

Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship 2022

King and Amy O’Malley Trust Postgraduate Scholarship 2022

Dietitians Australia SA CPD Grant 2021