Staff profile - Sara Cicerale

Dr Sara Cicerale

Position: Lecturer In Applied Food Science
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17282 +61 3 925 17282
Email: sara.cicerale@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Food Science & Nutrition), Deakin University, 2005
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2010
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2013
  • Graduate Certificate in Research Commercialisation, Deakin University, 2015


LinkedIn profile

https://au.linkedin.com/in/sara-cicerale-24b12538


Academic

Teaching Interests

Dr Cicerale teaches into the Food and Nutrition Sciences Bachelor Degree and co-supervises 1 PhD student.


Conferences and seminars

Kourouniotis, S, Keast RSK, Cicerale S.  The Importance of taste on dietary choice, Behaviour and Intake in a Group of University Students. Poster. Nutrition Society of Australia Conference, November 26th-28th 2014.

Cicerale S, Oliver P, Keast RSK. The association between smell function, diet and dietary activities. Poster. Australian Institute of Food Sceince and Technology Convention, June 22nd-25th 2014. 

Cicerale S, Riddell LJ, Keast RSK. The association between perceived sweetness intensity and dietary intake. Poster. Nutrition Society of Australia Conference, November 30th-December 2nd 2011.

Cicerale S, Conlan XA, Barnett NW, Sinclair AJ, Keast RSJ. The concentration of oleocanthal in olive oil waste. Oral. Nutrition Society of Australia Conference, December 8th-December 11th 2009.

Cicerale S, Conlan XA, Barnett NW, Sinclair AJ, Keast RSJ. The concentration of oleocanthal in olive oil waste. Poster. 19th International Congress of Nutrition, October 4th-9th 2009.

Cicerale, S. Oleocanthal- a natural anti-inflammatory agent in olive oil. Oral. Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Convention, July 13th-16th 2009.

Cicerale S, Conlan XA, Barnett NW, Sinclair AJ, Keast RSJ. The influence of heat on biological activity and concentration of oleocanthal- a natural anti-inflammatory agent. Oral. Nutrition Society of Australia Conference, November 30th-December 3rd 2008.

Cicerale S & Keast RSJ. Sensory detection of oleocanthal, a natural anti-inflammatory agent. Oral. Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Convention, July 21st-25th 2008.

Cicerale S & Keast RSJ. The secret to the Mediterranean diet- phenolics in virgin olive oil. Poster. Population Health Congress, July 6th-9th 2008.

Cicerale S & Keast RSJ. Sensory detection of oleocanthal, a natural anti-inflammatory agent. Oral. Australia New Zealand Sensory Symposium, January 22nd-24th 2008.

Cicerale S, Conlan XA, Sinclair AJ, Keast RSJ. Does heat degrade the concentration of phenolic compounds in extra virgin olive oil thereby negating their healthful properties? Poster. Nutrition Society of Australia Conference, December 2nd 2008.

Cicerale S, Conlan XA, Sinclair AJ, Keast RSJ. Application of heat to virgin olive oils: Does heat degrade the concentration of oleocanthal in olive oil? Oral. Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Convention, July 22nd-25th 2007.

Awards

Awards and prizes

Nutrition Society of Australia, Early Career International Conference Travel Scholarship

Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology, Young Investigator Malcolm Bird Award

Nutrition Society of Australia Prize for Best Poster Presentation


Research

Research interests

Dr Cicerales research interests include: Consumer perception, acceptance and preference of food; Health benefits of a traditional Mediterranean diet; and Non-nutritive food components.


Research groups

Centre for Advanced Sensory Science (CASS)


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/88061/Dr-Sara-Cicerale


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