obesity

People » Alex Canepa

MSc. Candidate in the History of Medicine, Science and Technology

Alex researches the history of food systems with a focus on agricultural economics and public health.

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity Seminars – Trinity Term 2014

Date: Thursday, 12 June

Time: 1 - 2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek and Amy McLennan

Speaker: John Coveney, Flinders University

‘The disenchantment of the plate’

Seminars generally involve a 35-40 minute presentation followed by approximately 20 minutes of questions and discussion. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity Seminars – Trinity Term 2014

Date: Thursday, 22 May

Time: 1 - 2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek and Amy McLennan

Speaker: Amy Sharrocks, Artist, filmmaker and sculptor

Bodies of water

Seminars generally involve a 35-40 minute presentation followed by approximately 20 minutes of questions and discussion. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity Seminars – Trinity Term 2014

Date: Thursday, 8 May

Time: 1 - 2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek and Amy McLennan

Speaker: Nadine Levin, University of Exeter

Microbes matter: metabolism and chronic disease in contemporary biomedicine

Seminars generally involve a 35-40 minute presentation followed by approximately 20 minutes of questions and discussion. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity Seminars – Trinity Term 2014

Date: Thursday, 1 May

Time: 1 - 2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek and Amy McLennan

Speaker: Emily Yates-Doerry, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research

“How many bodies?” The clinic, the kitchen, and the context of obesity

Seminars generally involve a 35-40 minute presentation followed by approximately 20 minutes of questions and discussion. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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People » Rajiv Narayan

MSc Candidate, Medical Anthropology

Rajiv comes to the topic of food security through obesity and nutrition policy.

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Food taxes - what role might they have in the battle against obesity?

Date: Monday 7th April

Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue: Governors Hall, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

To register, please complete and return the form below.

Live-streaming registration:

Can’t make it to the event? You can join us for the live streaming from the comfort of where you are!

Register using the form below and you'll be able to watch the event live on your computer, tablet or phone - and get involved in the debate by submitting questions to our speakers.

The registration charge for live streaming is £30.00 (concession £15) per person. You will be sent instructions by email on accessing the event in advance of the conference. All registered delegates will be able to view the recordings for 3 months after the conference.

Attachments

Download this file BNF Food Taxes half-day symposium booking form.doc
Download this file BNF Food Taxes half-day symposium live-streaming booking form.doc

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Mike Rayner and David Stuckler were interviewed in a recent episode of Dispatches on Channel 4, which asked the question: "are we addicted to sugar?"

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Unit For Biocultural Variation And Obesity - Seminar Series - Hilary Term 2014

Thursdays 1-2pm, 61 Banbury Road (Seminar Room) Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek & Amy McLennan

ALL WELCOME

Thursday 13 March
Eleanor Bryant, Department of Psychology, Bradford University

The status of disinhibition and its role in predicting eating behaviour

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Unit For Biocultural Variation And Obesity - Seminar Series - Hilary Term 2014

Thursdays 1-2pm, 61 Banbury Road (Seminar Room) Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek & Amy McLennan

ALL WELCOME

Thursday 6 March
Amanda Lewis, Department of Primary Care Health Science, University of Oxford

Brief interventions for weight management in primary care

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