Michelle Spence

    Dr Michelle Spence

    Research Fellow

    Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 4951

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    Scopus Citations 0

    1. 2018
    2. Published
    3. 2017
    4. Published
    5. Early online date

      Identification of behavior change techniques applied in interventions to improve cooking skills and food skills among adults

      Hollywood, L., Surgenor, D., Reicks, M., McGowan, L., Lavelle, F., Spence, M., Raats, M., McCloat, A., Mooney, E., Caraher, M. & Dean, M., 05 Jul 2017, In : Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. p. 1-14

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    6. Published

      An evaluation of portion size estimation aids: Consumer perspectives on their effectiveness

      Faulkner, G. P., Livingstone, M. B. E., Pourshahidi, L. K., Spence, M., Dean, M., O'Brien, S., Gibney, E. R., Wallace, JMW., McCaffrey, TA. & Kerr, MA., 01 Jul 2017, In : Appetite. 114, p. 200-208

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    7. Published

      The impact of video technology on learning: A cooking skills experiment

      Surgenor, D., Hollywood, L., Furey, S., Lavelle, F., McGowan, L., Spence, M., Raats, M., McCloat, A., Mooney, E., Caraher, M. & Dean, M., 01 Jul 2017, In : Appetite. 114, p. 306-312 7 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8. Early online date

      Increasing intention to cook from basic ingredients: A randomised controlled study

      Lavelle, F., Hollywood, L., Caraher, M., McGowan, L., Spence, M., Surgenor, D., McCloat, A., Mooney, E., Raats, M. & Dean, M., 17 May 2017, In : Appetite. 116, p. 502-510 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9. Published

      Effect of implementation of a preconception counselling resource for women with diabetes: A population based study

      Holmes, V. A., Hamill, L. L., Alderdice, F. A., Spence, M., Harper, R., Patterson, C. C., Loughridge, S., McKenna, S., Gough, A. & McCance, D. R., Feb 2017, In : Primary Care Diabetes. 11, 1, p. 37-45 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    10. Published
    11. 2016
    12. Published

      Barriers and facilitators to cooking from 'scratch' using basic or raw ingredients: A qualitative interview study

      Lavelle, F., McGowan, L., Spence, M., Caraher, M., Raats, M. M., Hollywood, L., McDowell, D., McCloat, A., Mooney, E. & Dean, M., 01 Dec 2016, In : Appetite. 107, p. 383-391 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    13. Published
    14. Published

      Learning cooking skills at different ages: a cross-sectional study

      Lavelle, F., Spence, M., Hollywood, L., McGowan, L., Surgenor, D., McCloat, A., Mooney, E., Caraher, M., Raats, M. & Dean, M., 14 Nov 2016, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 13, 11 p., 119., 119

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    15. Published

      Are food-related perceptions associated with meal portion size decisions? A cross-sectional study

      Spence, M., Stancu, V., Dean, M., Livingstone, M. B. E., Gibney, E. R. & Lähteenmäki, L., 01 Aug 2016, In : Appetite. 103`

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    16. Early online date

      An evaluation of portion size estimation aids precision, ease of use and likelihood of future use

      Faulkner, G. P., Livingstone, M. B. E., Pourshahidi, L. K., Spence, M., Dean, M., O'Brien, S., Gibney, E. R., Wallace, J. M., McCaffrey, T. A. & Kerr, M. A., 09 Feb 2016, In : Public Health Nutrition. 11 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    17. 2015
    18. Published

      Awareness and attitudes towards the emerging use of nanotechnology in the agri-food sector

      Handford, C. E., Dean, M., Spence, M., Henchion, M., Elliott, C. T. & Campbell, K., Nov 2015, In : Food Control. 57, p. 24-34 11 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    19. Published

      Quantifying consumer portion control practices. A cross-sectional study

      Spence, M., Lähteenmäki, L., Stefan, V., Livingstone, M. B. E., Gibney, E. R. & Dean, M., 01 Sep 2015, In : Appetite. 92, p. 240-246 7 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    20. Published

      Healthful food buying: relationships with demographics, nutritional orientation and knowledge and in-store shopping habbits

      Hollywood, L., Dean, M., Spence, M. & Raats, M., 06 Jun 2015.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    21. Published

      The effect of health consciousness and health priming on the healthfulness of consumers' in-store purchases

      Dean, M., Hollywood, L., Spence, M. & Raats, M., 06 Jun 2015.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    22. Published

      Secular trends in reported portion size of food and beverages consumed by Irish adults

      O'Brien, S. A., Livingstone, M. B. E., McNulty, B. A., Lyons, J., Walton, J., Flynn, A., Segurado, R., Dean, M., Spence, M., McCaffrey, T. A., Pourshahidi, L. K., Nugent, A. P. & Gibney, E. R., 14 Apr 2015, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 113, 7, p. 1148-1157 10 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    23. Published

      Domestic Cooking and Food Skills: A Review

      McGowan, L., Caraher, M., Raats, M., Lavelle, F., Hollywood, L., McDowell, D., Spence, M., McCloat, A., Mooney, E. & Dean, M., 2015, In : Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    24. 2014
    25. Published

      Implications of nanotechnology for the agri-food industry: Opportunities, benefits and risks

      Handford, C. E., Dean, M., Henchion, M., Spence, M., Elliott, C. T. & Campbell, K., Dec 2014, In : Trends in Food Science and Technology. 40, 2, p. 226-241 16 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    26. Published

      Front-of-pack (FOP) labelling of foods and beverages

      Dean, M., Spence, M., Hodgkins, C. & Raats, M. M., 12 Nov 2014, Advances in Food and Beverage Labelling: Information and Regulations. Elsevier Inc., p. 113-131 19 p.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    27. Published

      Factors predicting the portion size and perceived fillingness of evening meals in Danish and Iris households

      Dean, M., Spence, M., Stefan, V. & Lahteenmaki, L., 24 May 2014.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    28. Published

      The role of societal norms in portion size related behaviour in Denmark and on the Island of Ireland

      Stefan, V., Dean, M., Spence, M. & Lahteenmaki, L., 24 May 2014.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    29. Published

      Pregnancy planning indicators following the implementation of an educational pre-conception counselling resource (DVD) for women with diabetes into routine care in Northern Ireland: a service evaluation

      Holmes, VA., Hamill, LL., Spence, M., Alderdice, FA., Patterson, CC., Harper, R., Loughridge, S., McKenna, S. & McCance, DR., Mar 2014, In : Diabetic Medicine. 31, Suppl. 1, p. 8 1 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

    30. Published
    31. Published

      Impact of a preconception counselling resource (DVD) on preconception folic acid intake in women with diabetes

      Hamill, L., McCance, D., Deery, M., Patterson, C., Alderdice, F., Spence, M., Gough, A., Harper, R. & Holmes, V., 2014.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    32. 2013
    33. Published

      A qualitative study of psychological, social and behavioral barriers to appropriate food portion size control

      Spence, M., Livingstone, M. B. E., Hollywood, L. E., Gibney, E. R., O'Brien, S. A., Pourshahidi, L. K. & Dean, M., Aug 2013, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 10, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    34. Published

      Does a diet high or low in fat influence the oxidation potential of VLDL, LDL and HDL subfractions?

      McEneny, J., McPherson, P., Spence, M., Bradley, U., Blair, S., McKinley, M., Young, I. & Hunter, S., Jul 2013, In : Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases. 23, 7, p. 612-618 7 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    35. Published

      Portion control strategies: validation and consumer usage

      Dean, M., Spence, M. & Livingstone, B., 24 May 2013, International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

      Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    36. Published

      The systematic development of an innovative DVD to raise awareness of preconception care

      Spence, M., Harper, R., Mccance, D. R., Alderdice, F. A., Mckinley, M. C., Hughes, C. & Holmes, V. A., 01 Mar 2013, In : European Diabetes Nursing. 10, 1, p. 7-12b

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    37. Published

      Gestational diabetes: things you need to know (but maybe don't): development of an educational DVD for women recently diagnosed with gestational diabetes

      Whittle, C., McCance, D. R., Maresh, M., Harper, R., Alderdice, F. A., Quinn, S., Quinn, J., Curtis, S., Thomas, L., Spence, M., Davies, M., Hughes, C., McCourt, T., Patterson, C. & Holmes, V., Mar 2013, In : Diabetic Medicine. 30, p. 123-124 2 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

    38. Published

      Consumer views of portion size estimation aids

      Faulkner, G. P., Pourshahidi, L. K., Dean, M., Spence, M., O'Brien, S., Gibney, E., Kerr, MA., McCaffrey, TA., Wallace, JMW. & Livingstone, MBE., Jan 2013, In : Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. 72, OEC3 , p. E169 72 (OCE3)., 72 (OCE3)

      Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

    39. Published

      Evaluation of portion size estimation aids among Irish consumers

      Pourshahidi, L. K., Spence, M. & Dean, M., 2013. 1 p.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    40. Published

      Gestational diabetes: Things you need to know (but maybe don’t). Development of an educational DVD for women recently diagnosed with gestational diabetes.

      Draffin, C., McCance, D., Maresh, M., Harper, R., Alderdice, F., Quinn, S., Quinn, J., Curtis, S., Thomas, L., Spence, M., Davies, M., Hughes, C., McCourt, T., Patterson, C. & Holmes, V., 2013, p. 123.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    41. 2012
    42. Published

      Evaluation of a DVD for women with diabetes: impact on knowledge and attitudes to preconception care

      Holmes, V., McCance, D., Patterson, C., Harper, R., Alderdice, F. & Spence, M., Jul 2012, In : Diabetic Medicine. 29, 7, p. 950-956 7 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    43. Published

      An exploration of consumer barriers to healthy portion control on the island of Ireland

      Spence, M., Dean, M. & Livingstone, M. B. E., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. p. E212 71 (OCE2)., 71 (OCE2)

      Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

    44. Unpublished

      Implementation of a preconception counselling tool for women with diabetes into routine care in Northern Ireland – interim findings from the Service Evaluation.

      Holmes, V., McKenna, S., Spence, M., Harper, R., Alderdice, F. & McCance, D., 2012, (Unpublished).

      Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

    45. 2011
    46. Published
    47. 2010
    48. Published

      An exploration of knowledge and attitudes related to pre-pregnancy care in women with diabetes

      Spence, M., Alderdice, F., Harper, R., McCance, D. R. & Holmes, V., Dec 2010, In : Diabetic Medicine. 27, 12, p. 1385-1391 7 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    49. Published

      Women with diabetes: things you need to know (but maybe don’t) - development of a DVD to raise awareness of preconception care.

      Spence, M., Harper, R., Alderdice, F., McCance, D. R., McKinley, M., Holmes, V. & Team, F. T. W. W. D. D. V. D. P., Mar 2010, p. 121-121. 1 p.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    50. 2009
    51. Published

      Low-fat versus low-carbohydrate weight reduction diets: Effects on weight loss, insulin resistance, and cardiovascular risk: a randomized control trial

      Bradley, U., Spence, M., Courtney, H., McKinley, M. C., Ennis, C. N., McCance, D. R., McEneny, J., Bell, P. M., Young, I. S., Hunter, S. J. & Spence, M., Dec 2009, In : Diabetes. 58, 12, p. 2741-2748 8 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    52. Published

      Session 4: CVD, diabetes and cancer Diet, insulin resistance and diabetes: the right (pro)portions.

      Spence, M., McKinley, M. & Hunter, S. J., Dec 2009, In : The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. Epub, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    53. Unpublished

      An evaluation of the knowledge and needs of women with diabetes in relation to reproductive health; a focus group study

      Spence, M., Alderdice, F., Harper, R., McCance, D. & Holmes, V., 2009, (Unpublished).

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    54. 2006
    55. Published

      Effect of eucaloric high- and low-sucrose diets with identical macronutrient profile on insulin resistance and vascular risk - A randomized controlled trial

      Black, R. N. A., Spence, M., McMahon, R. O., Cuskelly, G. J., Ennis, C. N., McCance, D. R., Young, I. S., Bell, P. M. & Hunter, S. J., Dec 2006, In : Diabetes. 55, 12, p. 3566-3572 7 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticle