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Mei-Li Roberts

Doctor

  • PH1 2NX

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

  • 138 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
20062012

Research output per year

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Research Output

2012

The challenges of conducting research in schools on obesity, weight, diet and health

Wills, W. J., Roberts, M-L., Backett-Milburn, K. & Lawton, J., 2012, Current Issues and Controversies in School and Community Health, Sport and Physical Education. O'Dea, J. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers, Inc, p. 5-14

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
2011

Grass-clearing man: a factional ethnography of life in the New Guinea Highlands – By Paul Sillitoe & Jackie Sillitoe

Roberts, M-L., 3 May 2011, 1 p. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

The framing of social class distinctions through family food and eating practices

Wills, W. J., Roberts, M-L., Backett-Milburn, K. & Lawton, J., 2011, In : The Sociological Review. 59, 4, p. 725-740

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Food, eating and taste: Parents’ perspectives on the making of the middle class teenager

Backett-Milburn, K., Wills, W. J., Roberts, M-L. & Lawton, J., Oct 2010, In : Social Science & Medicine. 71, 7, p. 1316-1323 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Food and family practices: teenagers, eating and domestic life in differing socio-economic circumstances.

Backett-Milburn, K., Wills, W. J., Roberts, M-L. & Lawton, J., 2010, In : Children’s Geographies. 8, 3, p. 303-314

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Consuming Fast Food: The perceptions and practices of middle class young teenagers.

Wills, W. J., Backett-Milburn, K., Lawton, J. & Roberts, M-L., 2009, Children, Food and Identity in Everyday Life.. James, A., Kjørholt, A. T. & Tingstad, V. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 52-68 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Food and health: the regulation of consumption amongst middle-class teenagers.

Roberts, M-L., Dec 2009, Community Food and Health (Scotland).

Research output: Other contribution

Parents' and Teenagers' Conceptions of Diet, Weight and Health: Does Class Matter? ESRC End of Award Research Report Ref: RES-000-23-1504

Wills, W. J., Backett-Milburn, K., Lawton, J., MacKinnon, D. & Roberts, M-L., 2009, Hatfield: University of Hertfordshire.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

2008

Food, Health, Exercise and Weight: the experiences and concerns of young teenagers from higher socio-economic status families.

Roberts, M-L., Dec 2008, Edinburgh : Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change.

Research output: Other contribution

Health and fitness amongst middle-class teenagers

Roberts, M-L., Wills, W. J., Lawton, J., Backett-Milburn, K. & MacKinnon, D., 2008, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Middle class parents' and young teenagers' conceptions of diet, weight and health

Roberts, M-L., Wills, W. J., Backett-Milburn, K., Lawton, J. & MacKinnon, D., 2008, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Representing a ‘good family’ : middle-class teenagers’ food, health and activity discourses: Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth International Conference

Roberts, M-L., Wills, W. J., Lawton, J., MacKinnon, D. & Backett-Milburn, K., 2008, Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth.

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

Open Access

Representing a ‘good family’ : middle-class teenagers’ food, health and activity discourses

Roberts, M-L., Wills, W. J., Lawton, J., Backett-Milburn, K. & MacKinnon, D., 2008, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2007

ALL CHANGE: Design and implementation of a primary school-based lifestyle intervention.

Craigie, A., Belch, J. J. F., Greene, A. C., Greene, S. A., Kennedy, G., Khan, F., Roberts, M-L. & Anderson, A. S., 30 May 2007, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, Vol. 65. p. 93A-93A 1 p.

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

Open Access

Middle-class parents’ and young teenagers’ conceptions of diet, weight & health

Roberts, M-L., 2007, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2006

Negotiating Food Choice: Parents’ perception of children’s eating behaviour.

Roberts, M-L., 2006, In : Anthropological Notebooks XII 2006. 12, 1, p. 63 - 77 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Translating Identities: ‘Being a missionary’ in Papua New Guinea

Roberts, M-L., 2006, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis (not awarded by UHI)