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  • ​Benelam, B. & Buttriss, J.L. (2017). 'The wider environment and its effect on dietary behaviour'. In J.L. Buttriss, A.A. Welch, J.M. Kearney & S.A. Lanham-New (eds.), Public Health Nutrition (2nd ed.), Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 339-356.

  • Benelam, B. & Stanner, S. (2015). 'Development of a methodology to assess the nutrient profile of popular UK meals'. Nutrition Bulletin 40 (4): 315-25.

  • ​Benelam, B. & Wiseman, M. (2019). 'Size matters: Developing portion size guidance for consumers'. Nutrition Bulletin 44 (1): 4-6.

  • Bimbo, F., Bonanno, A., Nocella, G., Viscecchia, R., Nardone, G., Devitiis, B. & Carlucci, D. (2017). 'Consumers’ acceptance and preferences for nutrition-modified and functional dairy products: A systematic review'. Appetite 113: 141-154.

  • ​​Black, A. (2017). 'Icons as carriers of information'. In A. Black, L. Luna, O. Lund & S. Walker Information design: Research and practice, Routledge, pp. 315–329.

  • Black, A. & Rayner, M. (1991). Just Read the Label: Understanding Nutrition Information in Numeric, Verbal and Graphic Formats, London: HMSO

  • Buttriss, J.L. & Benelam, B. (2010). 'Nutrition and health claims: The role of food composition data'. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 64: S8–S13.

  • De Devitiis, B., Carlucci, D., Nocella, G., Viscecchia, R., Bimbo, F. & Nardone, G. (2018). 'Insights for the development of a functional fish product: Drivers and barriers, acceptance, and communication of health benefits'. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 27 (4): 430-445.

  • Jones, R. (2016). 'Suicide candy: Tracing the discourse itineraries of food risk'. In C. Candlin and J. Chrichton (eds.) Communicating Risk, London: Palgrave, pp.340-359.

  • Jaworska, S. & Nanda, A. (2018). 'Doing well by talking good? A topic modelling-assisted discourse study of corporate social responsibility'. Applied Linguistics 39 (3): 373-399.

  • Jaworska, S. (2018). 'Corporate discourse'. In A. de Fina & A. Georgakopoulou-Nunes (eds.), Handbook of Discourse Studies, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • Jones, R. (2015). 'Discourse and health communication'. In H. Hamilton, D. Tannen, and D. Schiffrin (eds.), Handbook of Discourse Analysis (3rd edition), London: Wiley, pp.841-857.

  • Jones, R. (2014). 'Unwriting food labels: Discursive challenges in the regulation of package claims'. Journal of Business and Technical Communication 28 (4): 1-32.

  • Jones, R. (2014). 'The multimodal dimension of claims in food packaging'. Multimodal Communication 3 (1): 1-10.

  • Jones, R. (2013). Health and Risk Communication: An Applied Linguistic Perspective. London: Routledge.

  • Jones, R. (2011). 'Punk labeling: The redaction of health claims as mediated action'. Paper presented at the Thammasat International Symposium on Language and Linguistics, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, September 23.

  • Jones, R., Bhatia, V.K., Bhatia, A. & Vyas-Ngarkar, R. (2011). 'Nutritional labeling as social interaction'. Paper presented at the 12th International Pragmatics Conference, Manchester, U.K., July 3-8.

  • Jones, R., Bhatia, V.K., Bhatia, A. & Vyas-Ngarkar, R. (2011) 'The definition of "zero": The negotiation of professional practices and pragmatic expectations in the regulation of food labeling'. Paper presented at the Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice (ALAPP) Conference, Cardiff, U.K., June 23-24.

  • Liang, H. & Baldwin T. (2015). 'A probabilistic rating auto-encoder for personalized recommender systems'. CIKM 2015: 1863-1866.

  • Lockyer, S., Ryder, C., Jaworska, S., Benelam, B. & Jones, R. (2020). 'Developing a digital toolkit to enhance the communication of health claims: The Health Claims Unpacked project'. Nutrition Bulletin, 45 (4): 432-443.

  • Lockyer, S., & Rowland, I. (2014). 'Authorised EU health claims for polyphenols in olive oil'. In M.J. Sadler (ed.), Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims, Woodhead Publishing, pp. 212-228.

  • Lockyer, S., Spiro, A., & Stanner, S. (2016). 'Dietary fibre and the prevention of chronic disease: Should health professionals be doing more to raise awareness?'. Nutrition Bulletin 41 (3): 214-231.

  • Moys, J-L. (2014). 'Typographic layout and first impressions – Testing how changes in text layout influence readers' judgments of documents'. Visible Language 48 (1): 40–67.

  • Müller, P. & Pöchhacker, N. (2019). 'Algorithmic risk assessment als Medium des Rechts'.  Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie Special Issue 1. Available here.

  • Müller, P. & Passoth, J-H. (2018). 'Engineering collaborative social science toolkits: STS methods and concepts as devices for interdisciplinary diplomacy'. In: A. Karafillidis & R. Weidner (eds.), Developing Support Technologies, Cham: Springer International, pp. 137-148.

  • Nocella, G. & Kennedy, O. (2012). 'Food health claims – What consumers understand'. Food Policy 37 (5): 571-580.

  • Passoth, J-H. (2020). 'Music, Recommender Systems and the Techno-Politics of Platforms, Data, and Algorithms'. In S. Dickel, S. Maasen & C. Schneider (eds.), TechnoScienceSociety: Technological Reconfigurations of Science and Society (Sociology of the Sciences Yearbook 30), Dordrecht: Springer.

  • Viscecchia, R., Nocella, G., de Devitiis, B., Bimbo, F., Carlucci, D., Seccia, A. & Nardone, G. (2019). 'Consumers' trade-off between nutrition and health claims under Regulation 1924/​2006: Insights from a choice experiment analysis'. Nutrients 11 (12): 2881.

  • Zucco, C., Liang, H., di Fatta, G. & Cannataro, M. (2018). 'Explainable sentiment analysis with applications in medicine'. BIBM 2018: 1740-1747.