Department of Life and Consumer Sciences

Dr TS van Eeden

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department: Life and Consumer Sciences
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 011 471 2171


  • B.Sc (Dietetics)
  • M.Sc(Dietetics)
  • DPhil

Fields of academic interests

Teaching interests

  • Development of Community Engagement Short Learning Programmes and Workshops
  • Alternative methods of assessment
  • Development of educational aids

Research interests

  • Nutrition education
  • Recognition of prior learning
  • Community participation in educational programmes

Journal articles

Publications since 2010              

  • Van Eeden TS, Dewar JB. 2010. Developing an educational DVD. Progressio. Vol: 32 (2): pp. 65 – 84.
  • Olivier J, Symington EA, Jonker CZ, Rampedi IT, Van Eeden TS. 2011.Comparison of the mineral composition of leaves and infusions of traditional and herbal teas.S Afr J Sci 2012; 108(1/2): 1-7.
  • Kempen EL, Muller H, Symington E, Van Eeden  T. 2012. A study of the relationship between health awareness, lifestyle behaviour and food label usage in Gauteng. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition; 25:15 -21
  • Kempen, E, Kasambala, J, Christie, L, Symington, E, Jooste, L, & Van Eeden, T. 2017. Expectancy-value theory contributes to understanding consumer attitudes towards cow’s milk alternatives and variants. International Journal of Consumer Studies, vol.41, no.3, pp.245-252.