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People » Amy McLennan

Research Associate, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Amy is an academic researcher and policy analyst. She is driven by the view that collaborative work which crosses ‘traditional’ boundaries is vital for understanding and addressing today’s major global health issues. Her background reflects this view; she has academic training in biomedical sciences, social sciences and French language, and professional experience in the academic, policy and private sectors.

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People » Tim Coulson

Professor of Zoology & Professorial Fellow Jesus College

Tim’s research investigates the causes and consequences of dynamics of individual characters including obesity and behavior.

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People » Claire Friedemann

DPhil Student, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Claire's research aims to to try and find a different approach to reduce obesity-related cardiovascular disease.

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UBVO Seminars - Trinity Term 2013

Thursdays 1-2pm, 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek & Karin Eli

Date: 23 May, (Thursday, week 5)

An attempt to act: practical implementation of best-practice guidelines, policy and innovation in the complex world of childhood obesity

Grace O’MALLEY
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork

 

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UBVO Seminars - Trinity Term 2013

Thursdays 1-2pm, 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek & Karin Eli

Date: 25 April (Thursday, week 1)

Statusfood and state food: notes on obesity in Cuba

Giovanna NERI, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo

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Nutrient profiling and the regulation of marketing to children: Possibilities and pitfalls

Publication in the journal, Appetite, by Mike Rayner, Peter Scarborough and Asha Kaur, as part of a special issue on "Marketing to Children - Implications for Eating Behaviour and Obesity", with the UK Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO).#

To read the full article, please click here

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12 March 2013 - Food and Behaviour EVENT - London - SUGAR, FAT AND THE PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS - A Symposium with Professor Robert Lustig MD

Date: March 12 2013
Duration: 1.30pm to 5.00pm
Location: London, UK
Venue: Church House Conference Centre (Hoare Memorial Hall), Dean's Yard, Westminster SW1P 3NZ

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FAB Research is proud to be hosting the first visit to the UK by Professor Robert Lustig MD of the University of California, a specialist in endocrinology and pediatric obesity who is internationally renowned for his research into the hormonal and other effects of dietary sugar.

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13 March 2013 - Food and Behaviour Event - Oxford - SUGAR AND THE BRAIN: FOOD CHOICE, ADDICTION AND THE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS - A Symposium with Professor Robert Lustig MD

Date: March 13 2013
Duration: 12.30pm to 5.00pm
Venue: Medical Sciences Teaching Centre, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PL

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE - REGISTER NOW

FAB Research is proud to be hosting the first visit to the UK by Professor Robert Lustig MD of the University of California, a specialist in neuro-endocrinology and obesity who is internationally renowned for his research into the hormonal and other effects of dietary sugar.

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Oxford University Scientific Society

Sheldonian Theatre

The debate will feature Gary Taubes (author and journalist), Professor Philip James (President of the International Association for the Study of Obesity), and Professor Sir Richard Peto (Co-Director of the Clinical Trial Service Unit).

This event is FREE and open to EVERYONE.

Doors open at 18:30; please arrive early to be seated.

For more information on the debate and to register, please visit the OUSS online: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~science/

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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)

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