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Carla Thomson

Carla Thomson


MA (Education)

Research Title

Teaching and learning reflective practice in dietetic and foodservice education

PhD Start

July 2014

Research Summary

The research aims to determine how reflective practice is understood, taught and learnt by staff and students in a postgraduate dietetic training programme. It also aims to inform future teaching innovations or interventions and eventually contribute to the enhancement of teaching and learning reflective practice in the training programme.

Research Interests

Teaching for professionalism; teacher development; reflective practice; managing food production in a sustainable manner; food waste; and food safety.


Associate Professor Clinton Golding
Dr Vivienne Anderson