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Professor Barbara J Stewart-Knox

PositionProfessor of Psychology
LocationRichmond Building, Room E41
DepartmentPsychology
Feedback Hours10:00 - 12:00 Thursdays
Telephone+44 (0) 1274233514
EmailB.Stewart-Knox@bradford.ac.uk

Research Interests (key words only)

Food choice; sensory/taste; infant feeding; food and mood; nutrient/food mediated psychological functions; obesity; personalised nutrition.

Study History

  • Associate Fellow BPS 2013
  • Chartered Psychologist 1996
  • PhD Queens University Belfast 1993
  • BA (Hons) Psychology, Queens University Belfast 1989
  • State Certified Midwife, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly AHA 1981 
  • State Registered Nurse, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast 1979

Current Projects

  • 10.1177/1359105315624750
  • 2011-15 ongoing – Food 4Me Integrated Project EC FW 7 E310.088
  • 2010-12 ongoing – Early school leavers: a needs assessment from a nutrition perspective. In collaboration with Trinity College Dublin. SafeFood £26,697
  • 2008- 12 ongoing - Centre for Diet & Health Research. HRB (Ireland) E60K
  • 2012 – Literature review and survey design. Reputation Inc. £6000
  • 2007-2010 Changing attitudes to breastfeeding: The evaluation of an evidence based intervention with adolescents in NI. In collaboration with the School of Psychology, Health Sciences and Education (UU). DHSS R & D Office £324,685
  • 2004-2009 LIPGENE Integrated Project EC FW 6 £162,921
  • 2004-2007 Young people’s perceptions of food safety. SafeFood £50,676
  • 2005-2006 Dietary patterns, food intakes, attitudes and determinants among low socio-economic adults and children: an in-depth quantitative and qualitative analysis. In collaboration with Dublin Institute of Technology and Trinity College Dublin. SafeFood £24,732
  • 2004-2006 Infant feeding attitudes in young people. In collaboration with the School of Psychology and Health Sciences (UU). DHSS R & D Office £99,575
  • 2002-2005 Zenith – Nutritional and Psychological Effects of Zinc. EC DG12 £320,840
  • 2002-2003 -Breakfast and Cognition in Schoolchildren. Heinz £31, 889
  • 2001 Medela AG Medical Technology £415
  • 1999-2003-Vitamin E supplementation, feed type and consumer perceived chicken meat quality. CAST Award FarmFed Chickens, Coleraine. £47.000
  • 1999-2002 Barriers to the Development and Uptake of Reduced Fat Foods. FSA £188.769
  • 1996-2001 Children talking: Why do they Smoke? EC DGV SANCO £239,017 
  • Co-author of the application for EU structural funds which set up the Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE) and which funded the initial five years of the candidate’s research fellowship in NICHE

Research Collaborations

Industry research collaborations include: Reputation Inc.; Unilever; Herbalife, Heinz; Moy Park, Medela Technology; MORI Polls; Cambridge Cognition; and, Ideamap. Academic research collaborations include: Newcastle University; Wageningen University; University of Reading; University of Cantabria; Dublin institute of Technology (DIT); University of Porto; Trinity College Dublin; University College Cork; and, University College Dublin.

Publications

  • San-Cristobal R, Navas-Carretero S, Celis-Morales C, Livingstone KM, Stewart-Knox B, Rankin A, Macready AL, Fallaize R, O’Donovan CB, Forster H, Woolhead C, Walsh MC, Moschonis G, Manios Y, Jarosz M, Daniel H, Gibney ER, Brennan L, Gundersen TE, Drevon CA, Gibney M, Saris WHM, Lovegrove JA, Frewer LJ, Mathers JC, Martinez JA (2017) Capturing healthy and eating status through a Nutritional Perception Screening Questionnaire (NPSQ9) in an on-line Personalised Nutrition intervention: the Food4Me study. International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity in press.
  • Gibney ER, Goosens J, Frewer LJ, Stewart Knox B, Fischer ARH, Daniel H, Mathers JC, Gorman U, Gibney MJ (Accepted with revision) Food4me main findings. Trends in Food Science and Technology. 
  • Abrahams M, Frewer L, Bryant E, Stewart-Knox B (2017) Perceptions and experiences of early-adopting registered dietitians in integrating nutrigenomics into practice. British Food Journal in press.
  • Poínhos R, Oliveira B, van der Lans IA, Fischer ARH, Berezowska A, Kuznesof S, Stewart-Knox B, Frewer LJ, de Almeida MDV (2017) Providing personalised nutrition: Consumers’ trust and preferences regarding sources of information, service providers and regulators, and communication channels. Public Health Genomics in press.
  • Power M, Doherty R, Small N, Stewart-Knox B, Picket K (2017) Bringing heaven down to earth: the purpose and place of religion in UK food aid. Social Enterprise Journal 13, iss3.
  • Power M, Uphoff EP, Stewart-Knox B, Small N, Doherty R, Picket K (2017) Food insecurity, maternal physical health and socio-demographic characteristics in two ethnic groups: an analysis of women in the Born in Bradford cohort. Journal of Public Health 1-9. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdx029.
  • Abrahams M, Frewer L, Stewart-Knox B (2017) Factors determining the integration of nutritional genomics into clinical practice by registered dietitians. Trends in Food Science and Technology 59, 139-147.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Markovina J, Rankin A, Bunting B, Kusnezof A, Fischer A, Poínhos R, Vaz de Almeida MD, Panzone L, Gibney M & Frewer L (2016) Making personalised nutrition the easy choice: policies to break down the barriers and reap the benefits. Food Policy 63, 134-144
  • R.H. Fischer ARH, Berezowska A, van der Lans IA, Ronteltap A, Rankin A, Kuznesof A, Poínhos R,Stewart-Knox B & Frewer LJ (2016) Willingness to pay for personalized nutrition across Europe.  European Journal of Public Health 1-5doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckw045.
  • Rankin A, Kuznesof S, Frewer L, Orr K, Davison J, Vas de Almeida MD & Stewart-Knox BJ (2016)Public perceptions of personalised nutrition through the lens of Social Cognitive Theory. Journal of Health Psychology 1-10. DOI 10.1177/1359105315624750. 
  • Giles M, Millar S, Armour C, McClenahan C, Mallett J, Stewart-Knox B (2015) Promoting positive attitudes to breastfeeding: the development of a theory-based intervention with school children involving a cluster randomised controlled trial. Maternal and Child Nutrition 11, 656-572.
  • Davison J, Share M, Hennessy M, Markovina J, Bunting B & Stewart-Knox B (2015) Correlates of food choice in unemployed young people: the role of demographic factors, self-efficacy, food involvement, food poverty, dieting and physical activity. Food Quality and Preference, 46, 40-47.
  • Markovina M, Stewart-Knox BJ, Rankin A, Gibney M, de Almeida MDV, Fischer A, Kuznesof SA, Poinhos R, Panzone L, Frewer LJ (2015) Food4Me study: Validity and reliability of Food Choice Questionnaire in 9 European countries. Food Quality and Preference45, 26–32.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Rankin A, Poínhos R, Fischer ARH, VaZ de Almeida MD, Kuznesof S & Frewer LJ (2015) Promoting healthy dietary behaviour through personalised nutrition: technology push or technology pull? Bulletin of the Nutrition Society 74, 171-6. doi: 10.1017/50029665114001529.
  • Fallaize R, Macready AL, Butler LT, Ellis JA, Berezowska A, Fischer ARH, Walsh M, Gallagher C, Stewart-Knox BJ, Kuznesof S, Frewer L, Gibney M, & Lovegrove JA (2015) The perceived impact of the NHS on personalised nutrition delivery in the UK. British Journal of Nutrition 8, 1271-9. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515000045
  • Davison J, Share M, Hennessy M, Bunting B & Stewart-Knox B (2014) Caught in a spiral: barriers to healthy eating and dietary health promotion needs from the perspective of unemployed young people and their service providers. Appetite 85, 146-154. 
  • Poínhos R, van der Lans IA, Rankin A, Fischer ARH, Bunting BP, Kuznesof S, Stewart-Knox B & Frewer LJ (2014) Psychological determinants of consumer acceptance of personalised nutrition in 9 European countries. PLoS One 9. c110614.
  • Simpson EEA, Maylor EA, McConville C, Stewart-Knox B, Meunier N, Andriollo-Sanchez M, Polito A, Intorre F, McCormack JM & Coudray C (2014) Mood and Cognition in Healthy Older European Adults: The Zenith Study. BMC Psychology 2:11.
  • Giles M, McClenahan C, Armour C, Connor S, Rae G, Mallett J & Stewart-Knox B (2014) Evaluation of a Theory of Planned Behaviour-based breastfeeding intervention in Northern Irish Schools using a randomised cluster design. British Journal of Health Psychology 19, 16-35.
  • Stewart-Knox Barbara (2014) Eating and stress at work: an opportunity for public health promotion and food product development? Trends in Food Science and Technology 35, 52-60.
  • Stewart-Knox B, Kuznesof S, Robinson J, Rankin A, Orr K, Duffy M, Poinhos R, Vaz de Almeida MDV, Macready A, Gallagher C, Berenowska A, Fischer A, Navas-Carretero S, Riemer M, Traczyk I, Gjelstad I, Mavrogianni C & Frewer L (2013) Factors influencing uptake of personalised nutrition: results of a qualitative analysis. Appetite 66, 67-74.
  • Stewart-Knox B J (2013) Why we don’t breastfeed our children and what we should do about it. BNF Bulletin March, 2013.
  • Share M & Stewart-Knox BJ (2012) Determinants of food choice in Irish adolescents. Food Quality and Preference 25, 57-62.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Duffy M, Bunting BP, Parr HJ, de Almeida MDV & Gibney M (2012) Associations between obesity (BMI and waist circumference) and socio-demographic factors, physical activity, dietary habits, life events, resilience, mood, perceived stress and hopelessness in healthy older Europeans. BMC Public Health 12, 424.
  • Hodge S, Bunting BP, Strain JJ & Stewart-Knox BJ (2012) Obesity, Whole Blood Serotonin and Sex Differences in Healthy Volunteers. Obesity Facts 5, 399-407.
  • Simpson EEA, Rae G, Parr HJ, O’Connor JM, Bonham M, Polito A, Andriollo-Sanchez M, Coudray C, Strain JJ & Stewart-Knox BJ (2012) Predictors of taste acuity in older Europeans. Appetite, 58, 188-195.
  • O’Brien G, Stewart-Knox BJ, McKinley A, de Almeida MDV & Gibney M (2012) Perceived risk of Metabolic syndrome and attitudes toward fat-modified food concepts among European consumers. Food Quality & Preference, 23, 79-85.
  • Stewart-Knox B (2012) Personalised Nutrition: risk benefit, whatever? The consumer perspective. UCD Institute of Food and Health Policy Seminar Series - Personalised Nutrition: Where’s the Business? 11-12.
  • Seamans KM, Hill TR, Scully L, Meunier N, Andrillo-Sanchez M, Polito A, Hininger-Favier I, Ciarapica D, Simpson EEA, Stewart-Knox BJ, O’Connor JM, Coudray C & Cashman KD (2011) Vitamin D status and measures of cognitive function in healthy older European adults. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, 81, 277-285.
  • Barton M, Kearney J & Stewart-Knox B (2011) Determinants of food choice in adults residing in socio-economically deprived semi-rural areas in the UK; a qualitative investigation. Journal of Nutrition Education & Behaviour, 43, 374-378.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Rae G, Simpson EEA, Polito A, Andriollo-Sanchez M, O’Connor JM, Strain JJ & Coudray C (2011) Supplemented zinc does not alter mood in healthy older European adults: a randomised placebo controlled trial. Public Health Nutrition, 14, 882-888.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ (2011) Can you lift your mood with super-foods? Your Nutrition 1, July 2011-June 2012.
  • Seamans KM, Hill TR, Scully L, Meunier N, Andrillo-Sanchez M, Polito A, Hininger-Favier I, Ciarapica D, Simpson EEA, Stewart-Knox BJ, O’Connor JM, Coudray C & Cashman KD (2010) Vitamin D status and measures of cognitive function in healthy older European adults. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 64 1172-78.
  • Fransen HP, Pelgrom SMGJ, Stewart-Knox BJ, de Kaste D, Martena M & Verhagen H (2010) Assessment of health claims, content and safety of herbal supplements containing Ginkgo Biloba. Journal of Food & Nutrition Research, 54: 5221.
  • Wadolowska L, Danowska-Oziewicz M. Stewart-Knox B & de Almeida MDV(2009)Differences between older and younger Poles in functional food consumption, awareness of metabolic syndrome risk and perceived barriers to health improvement. Food Policy, 34, 311-318.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Bunting BP, Gilpin S, Parr HJ, Pinhão S, de Almeida MDV & Gibney M (2009) Attitudes toward genetic testing and personalised nutrition in a representative sample of European consumers. British Journal of Nutrition, 101, 982-989.
  • Wadolowska L, Danowska-Oziewicz M, Stewart-Knox B & de Almeida MDV (2009) Functional food consumption and awareness and perceptions of health risks toward metabolic syndrome among Poles aged 15+. LIPGENE Project. Italian Journal of Food Science, 21, 429-446.
  • Simpson EEA,Parr H, McConville C, Rae G, O’Connor JM, Stewart-Knox BJ, Coudray C & Strain JJ (2008) Salivary cortisol, stress and mood in healthy older adults. The Zenith Study. Biological Psychology, 78, 1-9.
  • Williams E, Stewart-Knox BJ, McConville C, Bradbury I, Armstrong N & McNulty H(2008) Folate Status and Mood: Is There a Relationship? Public Health Nutrition, 11, 118-123.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Simpson EEA,Parr H, Rae G, Polito A, Intorre F, Meunier N, Andriollo M, O’Connor JM, Coudray C & Strain JJ (2008) Taste Acuity in Response to Zinc in Older Europeans. British Journal of Nutrition, 99, 129-136.
  • Sittlington JJ, Stewart-Knox BJ, Wright M & Scott J (2007) Infant Feeding Attitudes of Expectant Mothers in Northern Ireland. Health Education Research, 22, 561-570.
  • McDaid O, Stewart-Knox BJ, Parr H & Simpson E (2007) Zinc Intake and Taste Acuity in Young Adults. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 20, 103-110.
  • Giles M, Connor S, McClenahan C, Mallett J, Stewart-Knox BJ & Wright M (2007) Measuring young people’s attitudes to breastfeeding using the Theory of Planned Behaviour. Journal of Public Health, 29, 17-26.
  • Treacy MP, Hyde A, Boland J, Whitaker T, Stewart-Knox BJ & Santos Abaunza P (2007) Children Talking: Emerging perspectives and experiences of cigarette smoking. Qualitative Health Research, 17, 238-249.
  • Maylor EA, Simpson EEA, Secker DL, Meunier N, Andriollo-Sanchez M, Polito A, Stewart-Knox BJ, McConville C, O’Connor JM & Coudray C (2006) Effects of zinc supplementation on cognitive function in healthy older adults: the Zenith study. British Journal of Nutrition, 96, 752-760.
  • Duffy ME, Stewart-Knox BJ, McConville C, Bradbury I, O’Connor JM,  Helander A, Strain JJ (2006) The Relationship Between Whole-Blood Serotonin and Subjective Mood in Apparently Healthy Postmenopausal Women. Biological Psychology, 73, 165-168.
  • de Almeida MDV, Pinhao S, Stewart-Knox BJ, Parr HJ & Gibney M (2006) An overview of findings from a six-country European survey on consumer attitudes to the metabolic syndrome, genetics in nutrition and potential agro-food technologies. Nutrition Bulletin, 31, 239-246.
  • de Almeida MDV, Pinhao S, Stewart-Knox BJ, Parr HJ & Gibney M (2006) A six-country survey on consumer attitudes to the metabolic syndrome, genetics in nutrition and potential agro-food technologies: questionnaire design methodology. Nutrition Bulletin, 31, 138-144.
  • Williams E, Stewart-Knox BJ,Helander A, McConville C, Bradbury I & Rowland I (2005) Associations between whole-blood serotonin and subjective mood in healthy male volunteers. Biological Psychology, 71, 171-174.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Simpson EEA, Parr H, Rae G, Polito A, Intorre F, Meunier N, Andriollo M, O’Connor JM, Coudray C & Strain JJ (2005) Zinc status and taste acuity in older Europeans. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 59, Suppl 2, S31-S36.
  • Simpson EEA, O’Connor JM, Livingstone MBE, Rae G, Stewart-Knox BJ, Andriollo-Sanchez M, Toti E, Meunier N, Ferry M, Polito A & Coudray C (2005) Health and lifestyle characteristics of older European adults. The ZENITH study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 59, Suppl 2, S13-S21.
  • McConville C, Simpson EEA, Rae G, Polito A, Andriollo-Sanchez M, Meunier N, Stewart-Knox BJ, O’Connor JM, Roussel AM, Cuzzolaro M & Coudray C (2005) Positive and negative mood in the elderly: The ZENITH study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 59, Suppl 2, S22-S25.
  • Simpson EEA, Maylor EA, Rae G, Meunier N, Andriollo-Sanchez M, Catasta G, Mc Conville C, Ferry M, Polito A, Stewart-Knox BJ, Secker D & Coudray C (2005) Cognitive Function in Healthy Older European Adults: The ZENITH Study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 59, Suppl 2, S26-S30.
  • Williams E, Stewart-Knox BJ, Bradbury I, Rowland I, Pentieva K, Helander A & McNulty H (2005) Effect of folic acid supplementation and serotonin response in healthy males. British Journal of Nutrition, 94, 602-608.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Sittlington JJ, Rugkasa J, Harrisson S, Treacy M & Santos-Abaunza P (2005) Smoking and peer groups: Results from a longitudinal study of young people in Northern Ireland. British Journal of Social Psychology, 44, 397-414.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ (2005) Psycho-social underpinnings of metabolic syndrome. Proceedings of the British Nutrition Society, 64, (3).
  • Kennedy OB, Stewart-Knox BJ, Mitchell PC & Thurnham DI (2005) Flesh colour dominates consumer preference for chicken. Appetite, 44, 181-186.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Hamilton J, Parr H & Bunting B (2005) Dietary Strategies and Uptake of Reduced Fat Foods. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 18, 121-128.
  • Kennedy OB, Stewart-Knox BJ, Mitchell PC & Thurnham DI (2005) Vitamin E supplementation, cereal feed type and consumer sensory perceptions of poultry meat quality. British Journal of Nutrition, 93, 333-338.
  • Kennedy OB, Stewart-Knox BJ, Mitchell PC & Thurnham DI (2004) The influence of context upon consumer sensory evaluation of chicken-meat quality. British Food Journal, 3, 158-165.
  • Williams E, Stewart-Knox BJ & Rowland I (2004) Consumer perceptions of mood, food and mood-enhancing foods. Journal of Nutriceuticals, Functional & Medicinal Food, 4, (3/4), 61-84.
  • Kennedy OB, Stewart-Knox BJ, Mitchell PC & Thurnham DI (2004) Consumer perceptions of poultry meat quality: a qualitative analysis. Nutrition & Food Science, 34, 122-129.
  • Rugkasa J, Stewart-Knox BJ, Sittlington JJ, Santos-Abaunza P & Treacy MP (2003) Hard boys-attractive girls: Expressions of gender in young people’s conversations on smoking. Health Promotion International, 18, (3).
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Parr H, Bunting B & Mitchell P (2003) A model for reduced fat product development success. Food Quality and Preference, 14, 583-593.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Gardiner K & Wright M (2003) What is the problem with breastfeeding? A qualitative analysis of infant feeding perceptions. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 16, 265-273.
  • Greene J, Stewart-Knox BJ & Wright M (2003) Attitudes to Breast-feeding and breast-feeding promotion among teenagers in NI. Journal of Human Lactation, 19, (1), 57-65.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ & Mitchell P (2003) What separates the winners from the losers in new food product development? Trends in Food Science and Technology, 14, (1-2), 58-64.
  • Hyde A, Treacy MP, Knox B & Santos-Abaunza P (2002) Alcohol consumption among 11-16 year olds: ‘Getting around’ structural barriers? Nursing & Health Sciences, 3, 237-245.
  • Hill D, Knox B, Hamilton J, Parr H & Stringer M (2002) Reduced-fat foods: the shopper’s viewpoint. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 26, (91), 58-61.
  • J Rugkasa, B Knox, JJ Sittlington, OB Kennedy, MP Treacy & P Abaunza (2001) Anxious adults vs. cool children: children’s views on smoking and addiction. Social Science & Medicine, 53, (5), 103-112.
  • Rugkasa J, Kennedy OB, Barton M, Abaunza P, Treacy MP & Knox B (2001) Smoking and Symbolism: Children, Communication and Cigarettes. Health Education Research, 16, (2), 131-142.
  • B Knox, D Hill & J Hamilton (2001) Consumers talking about reduced fat foods. Food Industry Journal, 4, (1), 12-25.
  • Parr H, Knox B & Hamilton J (2001) Problems and pitfalls in the reduced fat food product development process. Food Industry Journal, 4, (1), 50-60.
  • B Knox (2000) Consumer perceived risk and understanding of Food. British Medical Bulletin, 56, (1), 97-109.
  • Hamilton J, Knox B, Hill D & Parr H (2000) Reduced fat products: consumer perceptions and preferences. British Food Journal, 102, (7), 494-506. (IF=.970)
  • Rugkasa J & Knox B (2000) Children talking: why do they smoke? ENYPAT Newsletter, Interaction number 13, (May), 12-13.
  • Hyde H, Treacy M, Whitaker T, Abaunza P & Knox B (2000) Young people’s perceptions of and experiences with drugs: findings from an Irish study. Health Education Journal, 59, 180-188.
  • McGarrity C & Knox B (1995) Socio-economic determinants of dietary habits. Social Sciences in Health, 1, (2) 94-106.
  • Knox B, Kremer J & Pearce J (1995) A survey of dietary urges and consumption during pregnancy in Belfast working-class women. Social Sciences in Health, 1, (3), 124-144.
  • Knox B, Kremer J & Pearce J (1994) Food fads during pregnancy: a question of taste? Appetite, 23, 288.
  • Knox B, Kremer J & Pearce J (1994) Dietary habits, taste acuity and preference for fat during human pregnancy. Irish Journal of Psychology, 14/4, (93), 612-613.
  • Knox B, Kremer J & Pearce J (1990) Food preference during human pregnancy: a review. Food Quality & Preference, 2, (3), 131-154.

 

Published Abstracts (2000/2012): (incomplete)

  • Ballantine A, Stewart-Knox B, Orr K, Robinson J, Duffy M, Kuznesof S & Frewer L (2012) Consumer Attitudes towards personalised nutrition: what do consumers want? Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 71, E116.
  • Simpson EEA, McCormack JM, McConville C, Stewart-Knox B, Meunier N, Polito A, Andriollo-Sanchez M, Coudray C & Wallace J (2008) Physical activity level, health and well-being of older European adults: the Zenith study. Psychology & Health, 27, S118-119.
  • Hodge S, Bunting BP, Strain JJ & Stewart-Knox BJ (2011) Obesity and whole blood serotonin in healthy volunteers. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 65, A301-2.
  • Parr HJ, Mohan V, Bharma S & Stewart-Knox BJ (2011) Anthropometric measures, food habits and perceived stress among urban South Indians. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 65, A445.
  • Stewart-Knox B, Duffy M, Bunting B, Parr H, de Almeida MDV & Gibney M (2011) Psychological wellbeing and obesity in older British adults. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 65, A464.
  • Duffy M, Stewart-Knox B, Parr H, Bunting B, de Almeida M & Gibney M (2009) Psychological traits are associated with anthropometric measures in middle aged Europeans. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, 5589.
  • Stewart-Knox BJ(2009) Stress reduces salt taste acuity in older Europeans, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism,
  • Stewart-Knox BJ, Ballantine A, Duffy M & O’Connor J (2009) Associations between dietary fat intake and mood in older European adults. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 68, 145.
  • Duffy M, Stewart-Knox B, Parr H, Bunting B, de Almeida M & Gibney M (2009) Associations between resilience, frequency of food group consumption and anthropometric measures. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 68, 150.
  • Giles M., Connor S, McClenahan C, Mallett J, Stewart-Knox B & Wright M (2008) Changing attitudes to breastfeeding: designing an intervention for school children. Psychology & Health, 23, 130.
  • Simpson EEA, Maylor E, McConville C, Stewart-Knox B, Seeker DL, Andriollo-Sanchez M & O’Connor JM (2008) Cognition and mood in healthy older European adults. The Zenith study. Psychology & Health, 23, 237.
  • De Almeida MDV, Pinhao S, Parr H, Stewart-Knox B & Gibney M (2007) Consumer attitudes on nutrition and health. Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, 51, 48.
  • Barton M, Stewart-Knox B & Kearney J (2007) Determinants of food choice in adults of low socio-economic status: a qualitative investigation. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 66, 98A.
  • Kennedy OB, Stewart-Knox OB, Mitchell PC & Thurnham DI (2006) Vitamin E supplementation and mechanical texture measurement of cooked poultry meat. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 65, S85A.
  • Stewart-Knox B, Gilpin S, Parr HJ, Bunting B, Pinhao S & de Almeida, MDV (2006) Attitudes to personalised nutrition in Europe. Public Health Nutrition, 9, 78.
  • Parr HJ, Stewart-Knox B, Pinhao S & de Almeida, MDV (2006) Stakeholder opinion of interventions to prevent and treat obesity. Public Health Nutrition, 9, 263a.
  • Pinhao S, Parr HJ, Stewart-Knox B & de Almeida, MDV (2006) Consumer views on functional and genetically modified foods. Public Health Nutrition, 9, 263b.
  • Giles, M., Connor, S., McClenahan, C., Mallett, J., Stewart-Knox, B & Wright, M (2005) Young people’s attitudes to breastfeeding: a pilot study using the theory of planned behaviour. Psychology & Health, 20, S94-S95.
  • Sittlington J, Stewart-Knox B & Wright M (2004) Breast is best … according to whom? Journal of Human Lactation, 20, 450.
  • Sittlington J, Stewart-Knox B & Wright M (2004) Lowest global breastfeeding rates in Northern Ireland: exploring misconceptions. Journal of Human Lactation, 20, 450-451.
  • Stewart-Knox B, Parr H, Ferguson J, O’Connor J, Welch R & Strain S (2003) Breakfast, mood and cognition in adolescents: a pilot study. Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, 47, 504.
  • Kennedy OB, Stewart-Knox B, Michell PC & Thurnham DI (2003) Corn-fed chicken meat – a potential food to alleviate macular disease. Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, 47, 413.
  • Sittlington J, Millar E & Stewart-Knox B (2003) Infant feeding attitudes in Northern Ireland. Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, 47, 571.
  • Sittlington J & Stewart-Knox B (2003) Breast and bottle feeding in Northern Ireland: What are the influencing factors in the uptake and duration of breastfeeding? Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, 47, 574.
  • Jewell, VC., Hodkinson, EE., Simpson, EE., Kelly, M., Wallace, J., Stewart, B., McConville C, Rae G, Hannigan BM, Strain JJ & O’Connor JM (2003) Effect of zinc supplementation on immune status in the older population in Northern Ireland, Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, 47, 568.
  • Stewart-Knox B (2002) Scepticism of claimed benefits predicts rejection of reduced fat food products. Proceedings of the British Nutrition Society, 61, 96a.
  • Kennedy, OB, Stewart-Knox BJ., Thurnham D & Mitchell P (2002) Consumer choice of chicken. Proceedings of the British Nutrition Society, 61, 81a.  
  • Stewart-Knox B & Greene J(2002) Prior exposure is associated with positive attitudes to breastfeeding in young people. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 10, (2), 122.
  • Williams E, Stewart-Knox B & McConville C (2002) Impact of folate upon mood. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 10, (2), 123.
  • Knox B (2001) Model of best practice for reduced fat food product development. Proceedings of the British Nutrition Society, 60, 169a.
  • Sittlington J & Knox B (2001) Health and diet from a teenager’s point of view. Proceedings of the British Nutrition Society, 60, 169b.
  • Sittlington J & Knox B (2001) Young adolescents and drugs in Northern Ireland: a longitudinal study. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 9, (2), 253-254.
  • Sittlington J, Rugkasa J & Knox B (2000) Young adolescents’ perceptions of health, smoking and other health risk. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 9, (1), 24.
  • Rugkasa J., Sittlington J & Knox B (2001) Smoking and gender identity in early adolescence. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 9, (1), 23.
  • Gardiner K & Knox B (2000) What is the problem with breast-feeding? Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 8, (2), 14.
  • Barton M, Kennedy O, Knox B & Rugkasa J (2000) Unlocking children’s smoking: do peers hold the key? Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 8, (2), 13.
  • Hamilton J, Knox B, Hill D & Parr H (2001) Reduce the fat and reduce the flavour. What do consumers really think? Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 9, (1), 21.

Public/Academic/Stakeholder Engagement

  • Sanofi-Aventis Group Advisory Board 2013-ongoing
  • SafeFood Consumer behaviour Knowledge Network Committee Member 2012-ongoing.
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Expert member of the sub-working group on Mental, Cognitive and Nervous System (Art 13 and 14) 2008-ongoing.
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Invited expert to the working group on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (Art 14) 2008-ongoing.
  • International Multidisciplinary Community Genetics Network 2008-ongoing.
  • NUGO Network of Excellence 2004-ongoing.
  • Safefood External Advisory Group - Consumer Focused Reviews. 2009–2010.

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