Associate Professor
Helen Vidgen

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Faculty of Health,
School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Kelvin Grove Q Block Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects


nutrition, food literacy, public health, obesity


Nutrition and Dietetics

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Home Economics) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

Member of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Accreditied Practising Dietitian (APD) Member of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) Food and Nutrition Special Interest Group (FANSIG) Member of the World Public Health Nutrition Association (WPHNA) and the World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020 National Organising Committee


XNB150 Food Citizenship; XNB252 Nutrition Across the Lifecycle; XNH350 Community and Public Health Nutrition


QUT ePrints

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Research projects


Current supervisions

  • The Development, Validation and Assessment of a Food Literacy Questionnaire (FLQ)
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Rebecca Byrne
  • An exploration of the practice of eating among Australian families
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Danielle Gallegos
  • Kids to the Front: Children's food practice perspectives for enhanced public health nutrition strategies.
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Foluke Abigail Badejo, Professor Danielle Gallegos