Carly Moores

Dr Carly Moores

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Carly Moores is an early career Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Adelaide Dental School, working under the leadership of Professor Paula Moynihan (Director of Food and Health).

Carly is a Registered Nutritionist who is passionate about healthy eating for non-communicable disease prevention, including dental caries. She has previously been involved in several research projects which aim to promote a healthy diet and lifestyle among children, adolescents, and their families. Along with her passion for public health nutrition and nutritional epidemiology, some of Carly’s other research interests include food environments and advertising influencing food choices, emerging food and diet trends and contemporary food behaviours, effective approaches to dietary behaviour change, program evaluation, research translation, and implementation science.

Carly welcomes invitations to collaborate from local and international researchers and is currently inviting expressions of interest from prospective honours, masters and PhD students who share her research interests.

Dr Carly Moores has previously been involved in several research projects which aim to promote a healthy diet and lifestyle among children, adolescents, and their families.  These projects have been funded by The National Heart Foundation of Australia (Health Online for Teens), Queensland Health (PEACH™ Queensland), and the Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation (PEACH™ Lifestyle).  From these and other projects, Carly has authored more than 15 peer reviewed journal articles and more than 10 reports.  She has also received more than $300,000 in research awards and funding.

Carly is a Registered Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society of Australia, where she has been a Council Member since 2015. Along with her passion for public health nutrition and nutritional epidemiology, some of Carly’s other research interests include food environments and advertising influencing food choices, emerging food and diet trends and contemporary food behaviours, effective approaches to dietary behaviour change, program evaluation, research translation, and implementation science.

Carly performs peer review for a number of journals, and acts as Associate Editor for the open access journal BMC Public Health (Section: Health behavior, health promotion and society). She has supervised and examined honours students from The University of Adelaide, Flinders University, Queensland University of Technology, and Central Queensland University.  Carly welcomes invitations to collaborate from local and international researchers and is currently inviting expressions of interest from prospective honours, masters and PhD students who share her research interests.

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Brown, P., Zhou, Y., Tan, A., El-Esawi, M., Liehr, T., Blanck, O., . . . Tuttle, N. (2019). Large expert-curated database for benchmarking document similarity detection in biomedical literature search. Database, 2019, 1-67.
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    2019 Moores, C. J., Maeder, A., Miller, J., Prichard, I., Lewis, L. K., Bell, L. K., . . . Miller, M. D. (2019). A Digital Intervention for Australian Adolescents Above a Healthy Weight (Health Online for Teens): Protocol for an Implementation and User Experience Study.. JMIR research protocols, 8(10), e13340.
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    2019 Dienelt, K., Moores, C. J., Miller, J., & Mehta, K. (2019). An investigation into the use of infant feeding tracker apps by breastfeeding mothers.. Health informatics journal, 26(3), 1460458219888402.
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    2019 Rawlings, D., Tieman, J., & Moores, C. (2019). E-learning: who uses it and what difference does it make?. International journal of palliative nursing, 25(10), 482-493.
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    2019 Morgan, D. D., Rawlings, D., Moores, C. J., Button, L., & Tieman, J. J. (2019). The Changing Nature of Palliative Care: Implications for Allied Health Professionals' Educational and Training Needs.. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland), 7(4), 9 pages.
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    2019 Bell, L. K., Golley, R., Moores, C. J., Perry, R., Hartley, J., Miller, M., . . . Magarey, A. M. (2019). Feasibility of a Group-Based, Facilitator-Directed Online Family Lifestyle Program.. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 51(10), 1194-1201.
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    2019 Bell, L., Mortimer, S., Matwiejczyk, L., Moores, C., Prichard, I., Mehta, K., & Miller, M. (2019). Primary caregiving grandmothers’ perspectives of grandchildren's healthy lifestyle behaviours: a qualitative study. Journal of Family Studies, 18 pages.
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    2019 Moores, C., Ke, L., Mason, R., Gill, T., Mpofu, E., Ho, J., . . . Brock, K. (2019). Body Mass Index Increases With Ageing and Risk Factors for Overweight/Obesity in a Representative Macau Population. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 31(2), 167-172.
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    2019 Pankhurst, M., Mehta, K., Matwiejczyk, L., Moores, C., Prichard, I., Mortimer, S., & Bell, L. (2019). Treats are a tool of the trade: An exploration of food treats among grandparents who provide informal childcare. Public Health Nutrition, 22(14), 2643-2652.
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    2019 Esdaile, E., Hernandez, E., Moores, C., & Vidgen, H. (2019). Enrolment of families with overweight children into a program aimed at reducing childhood obesity with and without a weight criterion: A natural experiment. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 756.
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    2019 Moores, C., Woodman, R., Miller, J., Vidgen, H., & Magarey, A. (2019). Don't lose sight of the forest for the trees: Recognising the benefits as well as the limitations of implementation research. British Journal of Nutrition, 121(1), 63-64.
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    2018 Moores, C., Miller, J., Daniels, L., Vidgen, H., & Magarey, A. (2018). Pre-post evaluation of a weight management service for families with overweight and obese children, translated from the efficacious lifestyle intervention Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health (PEACH). British Journal of Nutrition, 119(12), 1434-1455.
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    2018 Moores, C., Bell, L., Miller, J., Damarell, R., Matwiejczyk, L., & Miller, M. (2018). A systematic review of community-based interventions for the treatment of adolescents with overweight and obesity. Obesity Reviews, 19(5), 698-715.
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    2018 Croyden, D., Vidgen, H., Esdaile, E., Hernandez, E., Magarey, A., Moores, C., & Daniels, L. (2018). A narrative account of implementation lessons learnt from the dissemination of an up-scaled state-wide child obesity management program in Australia: PEACH™ (Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health) Queensland. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 347.
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    2018 Dickinson, K., Chan, L., Moores, C., Miller, J., Thomas, J., Yaxley, A., . . . Miller, M. (2018). Eating occasions and the contribution of foods to sodium and potassium intakes in adults. Public Health Nutrition, 21(2), 317-324.
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    2017 Moores, C., Miller, J., Perry, R., Chan, L., Daniels, L., Vidgen, H., & Magarey, A. (2017). CONSORT to community: Translation of an RCT to a large-scale community intervention and learnings from evaluation of the upscaled program. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 918.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS7 Europe PMC5
    2017 Williams, S., Van Lippevelde, W., Magarey, A., Moores, C., Croyden, D., Esdaile, E., & Daniels, L. (2017). Parent engagement and attendance in PEACH™ QLD - An up-scaled parent-led childhood obesity program. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 10 pages.
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  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2011 Moores, C., Fenech, M., & O'Callaghan, N. (2011). Telomere dynamics: The influence of folate and DNA methylation. In Y. Surh, Y. Song, J. Han, T. Jun, & H. Na (Eds.), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Vol. 1229 (pp. 76-88). Gyeongju, SOUTH KOREA: BLACKWELL SCIENCE PUBL.
    DOI Scopus28 WoS25 Europe PMC17
  • Internet Publications

    Year Citation
    2017 Moores, C., Miller, J., & Bell, L. (2017). Six ways to improve meal times with your children. The Conversation.

Total Career Awards and Grants to date: $318,122

Total Successful Career Awards, Grants and Scholarships (Individual): $165,137

2018       Nutrition Promotion for Flinders Student Health and Wellbeing, Funded by the Flinders University Student Services Amenities Fee for 2019: $19400

2018       Theo Murphy Grant to Attend Australian Academy of Sciences Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum Meeting – Science Pathways: Diversify your Thinking: $900

2017       All Staff Opportunity Scheme (ALSO), Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University: $2500

2017       Professional Staff Development Fund, Professional Development Unit, Flinders University: $3500

2017       Healthy Development Adelaide Early Career Researcher Travel Grant: $1000

2016       Professional Staff Conference Scheme, Professional Development Unit, Flinders University: $700

2016       Sponsored Delegate Registration at Science meets Parliament, Nutrition Society of Australia: $585

2015       Professional Staff Conference Scheme, Professional Development Unit, Flinders University: $625

2015       Sponsored Delegate, Primary Health Care National Conference: $895

2015       Professional Staff Development Fund, Professional Development Unit, Flinders University: $3500

2015       Healthy Development Adelaide Early Career Researcher Travel Grant : $1000

2014       Emerging Researchers in Ageing, Exchange Program Travel Bursary: $2750

2014       All Staff Opportunity Scheme (ALSO), Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University: $2500

2014       Professional Staff Conference Scheme, Professional Development Unit, Flinders University: $700

2012       Nutrition Society of Australia Postgraduate Student Representative and Sponsored Student Membership: $68

2012       Flinders University Publication Award: $500

2012       Flinders University Faculty of Health Sciences Travel Grant: $500

2012       Australian Postgraduate Award Extension: $11000

2011       Commercialisation Training Scheme Scholarship: $11000

2011       Flinders University Research Student Conference Travel Grant: $1400

2011       Flinders University Faculty of Health Sciences Travel Grant: $500

2011       Flinders University Centre for University Teaching Academic Internship: $1000

2011       Healthy Development Adelaide Postgraduate Student Travel Grant: $1000

2011       Nutrition Society of Australia Student Travel Grant: $480

2010       CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship PhD Scholarship Top-up and Research Maintenance: $25304

2010       Nutrition Society of Australia Student Travel Grant: $230

2010       Best Student Poster Award at NSA Annual Scientific Meeting: $300

2009       Australian Postgraduate Award: $66000

2008       Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation for first class honours degree

2008       Flinders Cancer Control Alliance Honours Scholarship: $2500

2008       Queenie Gibbins Scholarship in Biotechnology: $1000

2007       Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics Summer Scholarship: $1800

 

Total Successful Career Awards and Grants: (Group): $152,985

2018       The Sax Institute: $25000, Commissioned review: Digital platforms as effective health promotion tools – healthy lunchboxes, R Golley, D Zarnowiecki, L Matwiejczyk, C Moores, L Bell, C Mauch

2017       Vice President and Executive Dean’s Research Excellence Award: $300, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, Category: other academic staff, team prize, M Miller, C Moores, J Miller, L Bell, R Damarell, L Matwiejczyk

2017       The National Heart Foundation of Australia, Vanguard Grant: $75000, Consumer feedback and feasibility testing of the first Australian technology based multi-component lifestyle program (HOT) developed for cardiovascular disease prevention amongst obese adolescents, M Miller, A Maeder, J Miller, C Moores

2017      The Sax Institute: $26000, Commissioned review: Effective community-based approaches to adolescent obesity prevention, M Miller, L Bell, C Moores, J Miller, L Matwiejczyk, R Damarell

2015       School of Health Sciences Co-investment Grant: $21685, “That’s how we did it in my day”: exploring grandparents’ role in supporting healthy lifestyle behaviours when caring for their 1-5 year old grandchildren, R Perry, A Magarey, L Bell, L Matwiejczyk, C Moores, K Mehta, M Miller, J Hartley, C Mauch, I Prichard, S Mortimer

2014       Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Executive Dean’s Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant: $5000, StEW: Flinders University Students Eat Well! Extending the mentor-led peer-education program promoting nutrition on campus in the local community setting, K Mehta, A Wray, C Moores, L Matwiejczyk, M Miller, A Yaxley, K Jackson, J Miller, J Thomas, K Dickinson

Carly has previous teaching experience as a casual and teaching specialist academic at Flinders University (2007 – 2019).  Her teaching spans areas including biology, statistics, nutrition and dietetics, food systems, and research.  Carly is passionate about student wellbeing and student engagement in university life.

  • Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83135683
  • Email: carly.moores@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences
  • Org Unit: Adelaide Dental School

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