Nutrition Science Competencies, Degree Coordinator Workshop

Facilitators: Dr Karin Clark, Professor Amanda Devine


Nutrition Science is complex, multi-dimensional and continually evolving, as are the degrees of study in Australia.

Purpose and who should attend:

Coordinators of degrees in Nutrition Science, Food & Nutrition Science and BSc (Nutrition major) are warmly invited to attend a workshop to introduce the contemporary Nutrition Science Competencies and their intended purpose [1]. Coordinators will have the chance to trial a mapping tool to identify the strengths and opportunities in their curricula and discuss future application of the competencies tool. A major outcome of the workshop would be to create a community of practice of Nutrition Science educators and Degree Coordinators to share our strengths and diversity within the one discipline.

Date: Monday 2 December, 10-12 noon
Time: 10-12 noon
Venue: University of Newcastle, NeW Space building (cnr Hunter St & Auckland St), X-803 Teal Room.

For further information please contact Dr Karin Clark or Professor Amanda Devine


  1. Lawlis, T., S.J. Torres, A.M. Coates, K. Clark, K.E. Charlton, A.J. Sinclair, L.G. Wood, and A. Devine, Development of nutrition science competencies for undergraduate degrees in Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2019. 28(1): p. 166-176.  doi: 10.6133/apjcn.201903_28(1).0022.