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Cecilia Olsson

Associate professor in Food and Nutrition.

Works at

Lärarutbildningshuset, Plan 4, Lärarutbildningshuset Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

I am an associate professor and have a background as a registered dietician, BSc Nutrition (nutritionist) and one year study in Psychology.

My research area mainly covers the social and cultural meaning of the meal. Among other things, I have an interest in studying meals served in healthcare, school and municipal care from different perspectives and at different levels. In recent years, it has mainly been about school lunch and now I am the main supervisor for Susanna Sandberg where a project is planned about school lunch for pupils in need of adjustments during school lunch. This PhD project is a collaboration with Umeå School of Education. In another project where I am co-supervisor for Sarah Persson, we study how dietitians and patients perceive an internet-based dietary treatment. Another research interest is how people's social life and social identity is influenced by following a dietary treatment.

My teaching currently consists mainly of courses and modules that deal with behavioral and societal perspectives on Food, nutrition and culinary science as well as supervision and examination of theses. Previously, I have worked for about ten years as a dietitian, mainly in primary care and pediatrics.

Cambridge Journal of Education, Routledge 2021, Vol. 51, (2) : 247-261
Berggren, Linda; Olsson, Cecilia; Rönnlund, Maria; et al.
Children's Geographies, Routledge 2020, Vol. 18, (3) : 339-350
Berggren, Linda; Olsson, Cecilia; Talvia, S.; et al.
International Journal of Home Economics, Bonn: International Federation for Home Economics 2020, Vol. 13, (1) : 15-29
Lindblom, Cecilia; Erixon Arreman, Inger; Olsson, Cecilia; et al.
Mat och ätande: sociologiska perspektiv, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB 2019 : 195-210
Olsson, Cecilia
Journal of School Health, Wiley-Blackwell 2018, Vol. 88, (10) : 744-753
Juniusdottir, Ragnheidur; Hörnell, Agneta; Gunnarsdottir, Ingibjorg; et al.
Health Education, Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2017, Vol. 117, (2) : 130-147
Berggren, Linda; Talvia, Sanna; Fossgard, Eldbjørg; et al.
Europe's Journal of Psychology, Vol. 13, (4) : 645-666
Jonsson, Bert; Waling, Maria; Olafsdottir, Anna S; et al.
International Journal of Celiac Disease, Science and Education Publishing 2017, Vol. 5, (3) : 115-124
Kautto, Ethel; Olsson, Cecilia; Ivarsson, Anneli; et al.
Health Education, Vol. 117, (6) : 540-550
Waling, Maria; Olsson, Cecilia
NNC2016 - 11th Nordic nutrition conference, June 20-22, 2016, Gothenburg
Berggren, Linda; Talvia, Sanna; Fossgard, Eldbjørg; et al.
Health Education Journal, Vol. 75, (8) : 961-971
Cecilia, Olsson; Waling, Maria
Food & Nutrition Research, Vol. 60, (1)
Hörnell, Agneta; Waling, Maria; Olafsdottir, Anna Sigridur; et al.
International Journal of Celiac Disease, Vol. 4, (4) : 138-145
Kautto, Ethel; Olsson, Cecilia; Ivarsson, Anneli; et al.
Archives of Disease in Childhood, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2016 : 1114-1118
Namatovu, Fredinah; Lindkvist, Marie; Olsson, Cecilia; et al.
BMC Pediatrics, BioMed Central 2016, Vol. 16
Namatovu, Fredinah; Olsson, Cecilia; Lindkvist, Marie; et al.
PLOS ONE, Vol. 11, (10)
Olafsdottir, Anna S.; Hörnell, Agneta; Hedelin, Marlene; et al.
11th Nordic Nutrition Conference, 20-22 june, 2016, Gothenburg
Olsson, Cecilia; Mellberg, Sandra; Waling, Maria
Food and Nutrition Research, Co-Action Publishing 2016, Vol. 60
Waling, Maria; Olafsdottir, Anna S; Lagström, Hanna; et al.
Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, Vol. 67 : 258-258
Talvia, Sanna; Lagstrom, Hanna; Laurinen, Maarit; et al.
Risk management for food allergy, Elsevier 2014 : 129-152
Husby, Steffen; Olsson, Cecilia; Ivarsson, Anneli
Journal of Nutritional Science, Cambridge University Press 2014, Vol. 3, (e2)
Kautto, Ethel; Rydén, Petra; Ivarsson, Anneli; et al.
BMC Gastroenterology, BioMed Central 2014, Vol. 14
Namatovu, Fredinah; Sandström, Olof; Olsson, Cecilia; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, Sage Publications 2014, Vol. 42, (7) : 572-580
Namatovu, Fredinah; Strömgren, Magnus; Ivarsson, Anneli; et al.
International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Vol. 20, (3) : 378-384
Ljung, Sofia; Olsson, Cecilia; Rask, Merith; et al.
Dietistaktuellt, Degeberga: Dietisternas riksförbund 2013, Vol. 22, (3) : 30-31
Mattsson Sydner, Ylva; Andersson, Agneta; Nydahl, Margareta; et al.
Reformation, revolution, evolution: universitetslärandet ur ett tidsperspektiv : konferensrapport, Umeå: Universitetspedagogiskt centrum (UPC), Umeå universitet 2013 : 91-93
Nylander, Annica; Olsson, Cecilia
European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 23, (1) : 73-73
Olsson, Cecilia; Hörnell, Agneta
Journal of Clinical Nursing, Vol. 22, (7-8) : 1034-1043
Ottosson, Sandra; Laurell, Göran; Olsson, Cecilia
Drivers of Innovation in Pediatric Nutrition, S. Karger 2010 : 65-79
Nordyke, Katrina; Olsson, Cecilia; Hernell, Olle; et al.
Nordisk Nutrition, (2) : 31-32
Olsson, Cecilia
Real life with celiac disease: Troubleshooting and thriving gluten free, AGA Press 2010 : 213-216
Olsson, Cecilia; Hörnell, Agneta
Journal of human nutrition and dietetics (Print), Oxford: Blackwell Scientific 2010, Vol. 23, (3) : 294-300
Öhlund, Karin; Olsson, Cecilia; Hernell, Olle; et al.
Qualitative Health Research, Sage Publications 2009, Vol. 19, (7) : 976-984
Olsson, Cecilia; Lyon, Phil; Hörnell, Agneta; et al.
Acta Paediatrica, Vol. 98, (2) : 337-342
Olsson, Cecilia; Stenlund, Hans; Hörnell, Agneta; et al.
Pediatrics, Vol. 122, (3) : 528-34
Olsson, Cecilia; Hernell, Olle; Hörnell, Agneta; et al.
Journal of human nutrition and dietetics (Print), Wiley Blackwell 2008, Vol. 21, (4) : 359-367
Olsson, Cecilia; Hörnell, Agneta; Ivarsson, Anneli; et al.
The XIIth International Celiac Disease Symposium : -
Olsson, Cecilia; Hörnell, Agneta; Lönnberg, Göran; et al.
8th Nordic Nutrition Conference: Public Health Nutrition : -
Olsson, Cecilia; Hörnell, Agneta; Sydner Mattsson, Ylva
Rapport / Institutionen för kostvetenskap, Umeå universitet, 1
Ahlgren, Roger; Bergh, Kurt; Hauer, Cecilia; et al.
Kautto, Ethel; Olsson, Cecilia; Ivarsson, Anneli; et al.
Kautto, Ethel; Olsson, Cecilia; Ivarsson, Anneli; et al.