Past events

Thu 31 January, 2013

UBVO Seminar Series - Hilary Term 2013: Socialities & childhood obesity

Speaker: Mariano Beguerisse-Diaz, Department of Mathematics and Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London

Title: "Network mathematics in the social sciences: concepts, applications, and perspectives into obesity and public health"

Venue: 61 Banbury Road (Seminar Room), Oxford, OX2 6PE

Date: 31 January (Thursday, week 3)

Tue 29 January, 2013

The Oxford Food Security Forum Lunchtime Talks Hilary Term 2013 on Global Food Security, organised by the student-led Oxford Food Security Forum

Speaker: Julian Cottee, Cultivate Oxfordshire

Title: “Why Eat Local?”

Venue: Queen Elizabeth House, Meeting Room A, 3 Mansfield Road

Date: Week 3, Tuesday 29 January 2013 *NOTE: This talk will be on TUESDAY of Week 3

Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Mon 28 January, 2013

Speaker: Dr Alex Richardson, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Evidence-Based Intervention, University of Oxford; Visiting Research Fellow, Depertment of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, and Founder Director, FAB Research.

Title: The Role of Nutrition in Mental Health and Performance: Changing Diets, Changing Minds

Venue: Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Date: Monday 28th January 2013

Time: 6pm

You can now listen to this lecture as a podcast from the GTC website or the University podcast website and you can download the lecture presentation

Mon 28 January, 2013

The Oxford Food Security Forum Lunchtime Talks Hilary Term 2013 on Global Food Security, organised by the student-led Oxford Food Security Forum

Speakers: Tanja Schneider, Research Fellow in Science and Technology Studies, Said Business School, University of Oxford & Javier Lezaun, PhD, Deputy Director of the Institute for Science, Innovation, and Society, University of Oxford

Title: “Distributed Governance and Restless Consumption: The Case of Novel Foods in Europe”

Venue: Queen Elizabeth House, Meeting Room A, 3 Mansfield Road

Date: Week 3, Monday 28 January 2013

Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Thu 24 January, 2013

Speaker: Karin Eli, ISCA, University of Oxford & Rosie Kay, Rosie Kay Dance Company

Title: “Participant observation in motion: what dance can teach us about eating disorders”

Venue: 61 Banbury Road (Seminar Room), Oxford, OX2 6PE

Date: 24 January (Thursday, week 2)

Time: 1pm - 2pm

Mon 21 January, 2013

Speaker: Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, Imperial College.

Title: One Billion Hungry: Can we Feed the World?

Venue: Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Date: Monday 21st January 2013

Time: 6pm

You can now listen to this lecture as a podcast from the GTC website or the University podcast website and you can download the lecture presentation

Mon 21 January, 2013

The Oxford Food Security Forum Lunchtime Talks Hilary Term 2013 on Global Food Security, organised by the student-led Oxford Food Security Forum

Speaker: Alfred Gathorne-Hardy, Research Fellow, 'The Materiality of Rice' project, University of Oxford

Title: “Biochar, Sustainability and Food Supply”

Venue: Queen Elizabeth House, Meeting Room A, 3 Mansfield Road

Date: Week 2, Monday 21 January 2013

Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Thu 17 January, 2013

Speaker: Dr Gordon McGranahan, Principal Researcher, International Institute for Environment and Development.

Title: Urbanization and food insecurity in an unequal world.

Venue: Department of Plant Sciences

Date: Thursday 17th January

Time: 17.30

Mon 14 January, 2013

The Oxford Food Security Forum Lunchtime Talks Hilary Term 2013 on Global Food Security, organised by the student-led Oxford Food Security Forum

Speaker: Prof. Barbara Harriss-White, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford

Title: “Climate Change and Rice in India”

Venue: Queen Elizabeth House, Meeting Room A, 3 Mansfield Road

Date: Week 1, Monday 14 January 2013

Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Thu 13 December, 2012

Guest Lecture organised by the British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group

Speaker: Jane Martin, Senior Policy Adviser, Obesity Policy Coalition, Australia

Title: “Advocacy for obesity prevention policy – a view from the land down under”

Venue: Teaching Room B, Rosemary Rue Building

Date: Thursday 13th December 2012

Time: 1-2pm

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