Eating Beliefs Project

1. Name, academic institution and contact details (Email and website if appropriate)

Amy Burton

University of Sydney

2. Name of Chief Investigator

Amy Burton

3. Name of University Supervisor (if a university research project)

Primary: A/Prof Maree Abbott, Associate: Prof Stephen Touyz

4. The name of your project and a brief synopsis

 Synopsis: Research Participants Needed for a Study on Beliefs about Eating 

Researchers at the University of Sydney are conducting a study investigating peoples’ beliefs about food and eating. The aim of this study is to validate a measure designed to assess individual’s beliefs about eating. We also hope to establish an understanding in the differences in the eating beliefs held by individuals with and without eating disorders.

If you decide to participate, you will asked to fill out a series of questionnaires and to answer questions about yourself, your beliefs and your behaviours. It will take approximately 10 minutes to complete the online survey.

You must be over 18 years old to participate in this study.

If you are interested in participating in this study go to to fill out the questionnaires online.

Participants in this study will go into the draw for a chance to win a Westfield gift voucher.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Amy Burton (

5. Recruitment details 

Anybody over the age of 18 can participate

6. Human Research Ethics Approval Number

University of Sydney HREC 2014/082

7. Opening and closing date for recruitment

Project opens:  Now

Project closes: 30th June, 2017