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Dr Cathryn Conlon

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 7
Team Member 1 0

Research Outputs


Eickstaedt, M., Beck, KL., & Conlon, CA. (2017). New Zealand women have suboptimal intakes of long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids during pregnancy - A cross sectional study. New Zealand Medical Journal. 130(1462), 37-45
[Journal article]Authored by: Beck, K., Conlon, C.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 2 2

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Maryam Delshad Siyahkaly - PhD
    Bone health in New Zealand children (age 9-10 years)
  • Hajar Mazahery - PhD
    The role of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (VIDOMA Study)

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2015 - Carolyn Tina Cairncross - PhD
    Vitamin D and Preschool Children - predictors of status and relationship with allergic and respiratory diseases in New Zealand
  • 2013 - Kathryn Louise Beck - PhD
    Iron Deficiency in Young Women: Causes, Consequences and Solutions

Media and Links


  • 27 Jul 2012 - Magazine
    Good news for fish
    Article written by Amanda Johnson (NZ Registered dietitian) for Seafood New Zealand magazine on the health benefits of fish. The article referred to presentation by Dr Cath Conlon on her research exam
  • 23 Sep 2014 - Online
    Are pregnant women getting enough key nutrients?
    Media release on research study examining pregnant women's intake of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids
  • 13 Feb 2014 - Radio
    Dealing with Fussy Eaters
    Radio Interview with Kathryn Ryan (20 mins). Nine to noon radio interview on dealing with fussy eaters
  • 03 Jun 2015 - Online
    Science Media Centre: Expert response
    Science Media Centre requested expert response on the role of Omega-3 fatty acids on cognitive function in healthy adults
  • 03 Jun 2013 - Online
    Why are toddlers fussy eaters?
    Article written by MELODY MCCABE.Essential Mums. Featuring tips and advice on dealing with fussy eaters by Dr Cath Conlon

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