Public health

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)


People » Proochista Ariana

Departmental Lecturer in Global Health and Development & Co-director of the MSc in Global Health Science

Proochista’s research interests lie in the interaction between the processes of development and health, with an appreciation for the complexity of both.


People » Mike Rayner

Professor of Population Health and Director of the British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention

People » Peter Scarborough

Associate Professor, University Research Lecturer and Non-Communicable Disease Modelling and Environmental Sustainability Programme Leader, Programme Lead for Environmental Sustainability, CPNP

Pete's research focusses are population approached to improve nutrition and the relationship between public health and environmental sustainability. His nutrition research focuses on influences of food choice, including food price, food labelling, marketing of foods and food accessibility.