Mr Aaron Bezzina

Mr Aaron Bezzina

Reseach Assistant

Office of the PVC Health and Medicine

Career Summary


Aaron Bezzina is a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) student at the University of Newcastle and an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD).  Aaron graduated with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with Honours in 2017 from the University of Newcastle. Aaron's research area is focused on gender differences in dietary patterns and population nutrition. Aaron also works as a Research Assistant in the Centre for Resources Health and Safety. 


  • Dietary Patterns
  • Dietetics
  • Gender Difference
  • Health
  • Population Nutrition
  • Sex Differences
  • Workplace Obesity


  • English (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
111199 Nutrition and Dietetics not elsewhere classified 75
111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety 25

Professional Experience

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/03/2018 -  Research Assistant The University of Newcastle


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Ashton LM, Sharkey T, Whatnall MC, Williams RL, Bezzina A, Aguiar EJ, et al., 'Effectiveness of Interventions and Behaviour Change Techniques for Improving Dietary Intake in Young Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of RCTs', NUTRIENTS, 11 (2019) [C1]
DOI 10.3390/nu11040825
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Clare Collins, Melinda Hutchesson, Megan Whatnall, Lee Ashton

Conference (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Sharkey T, Hutchesson M, Whatnall M, Haslam R, Bezzina A, Aguiar E, et al., 'Effectiveness of behaviour change techniques used in nutrition interventions in young adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised control trials', Gold Coast, Australia (2019)
Co-authors Lee Ashton, Clare Collins, Megan Whatnall, Melinda Hutchesson

Research Collaborations

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Country Count of Publications
Australia 1
United States 1

Mr Aaron Bezzina


Reseach Assistant
Office of the PVC Health and Medicine
Faculty of Health and Medicine

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