obesity

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 27 February
Marisa Wilson, Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment, University of Edinburgh

Comparative political ecologies of food and diet: systems of provision in Trinidad and Cuba

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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 20 February
Stephanie von Hinke Kessler-Scholder, University of York and Institute for Fiscal Studies, London

Getting a healthy start? Nudge versus economic incentives in the promotion of healthy eating

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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 February
Emma-Jayne Abbots, School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology, University of Wales, Trinity St David

The Intimacies of the celebrity chef industry: affect, effects and the mediation of eating

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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 February
Mariano Beguerisse-Diaz & Amy McLennan, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London & ISCA, University of Oxford

Obesity and diabetes conversation networks on Twitter

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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 30 January
Paulina Nowicka, Unit of Pediatrics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
 

Trying to make sense of child eating behaviours

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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 30 January
Paulina Nowicka, Unit of Pediatrics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
Trying to make sense of child eating behaviours

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People » Kyle Turner

DPhil Student, Population Health

Kyle's research focuses on how different environments influence childhood eating and activity choices.

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British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group Seminar

“The mortality implications of rising obesity: insights from individual- and population-level analyses”

Speaker: Professor Majid Ezzati, Chair in Global Environmental Health, Imperial College  School of Public Health , London.

Date: Thursday 21st November  2013

Time: 2.00 - 3.00 pm in  

Venue: Seminar Room 01, Rosemary Rue Building,  Old Road Campus

All welcome

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Weight of Modernity: An Intergenerational Study of the Rise of Obesity

By Banwell, C., Broom, D., Davies, A., Dixon, J.

A new book by three leading Australian academics takes a fresh look at the obesity problem, seeing it as a social phenomenon as well as a public health problem.

Weight of Modernity is published by Springer

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People » Susan Jebb

Professor of Diet and Population Health, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Susan Jebb is a nutrition scientist whose research interests are focused on how what we eat affects the risk of gaining weight or becoming obese and the interventions that might be effective to help people lose weight or reduce the risk of obesity-related diseases.

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