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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Obesity and Physical Activity: From Behaviour to Environment

Speaker: Jean-Michel Oppert, Centre de Recherche en Nutrition Humaine (CRNH), Paris

Date: 28 November (Thursday, week 7)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Financial Hardship, Weight Gain and Obesity: Rethinking Economic Determinants

Speaker: Annalijn Conklin, Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), University of Cambridge

Date: 21 November (Thursday, week 6)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Obesity, Systems and Complexity

Speaker: Harry Rutter, Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Date: 14 November (Thursday, week 5)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Managing weight loss on the internet: Two popular calorie database websites compared

Speaker: Bea Prentiss, Queen’s University, Belfast

Date: 31 October (Thursday, week 3)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Behavioural economics and eating habits

Speaker: Michèle Belot, School of Economics, University of Edinburgh

Date: 24 October (Thursday, week 2)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Biocultural perspectives on globalizing fat stigma

Speaker: Alexandra Brewis, School of Human Evolution and Social Change & ASU-Mayo Clinic Obesity Solutions, Arizona State University

Date: 17 October (Thursday, week 1)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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Here are the details of the UBVO seminar series for Michaelmas Term 2013. You can download the poster for the seminar series here.

For further information about the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, please visit their website.

Seminars are generally 35-40 minutes in length, followed by 20 minutes of discussion time.

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'Evolving Human Nutrition: Implications for Public Health' By Stanley Ulijaszek, Neil Mann and Sarah Elton, Cambridge University Press

Book launch and presentation from the authors

Venue: St Cross Room, St Cross College, Oxford

Date: Thursday 13 June 2013

Time: 5:30pm

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Rosie Kay is the current Leverhulme Trust Artist in Residence in the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO), School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography.

WORKSHOP SERIES

Anthropology in Dance or Dance in Anthropology?
Wednesdays, 2.00pm, 64 Banbury Road (Lecture Theatre)

A series of participatory practical sessions with choreographer Rosie Kay exploring the following themes: how dance can inform anthropology, and how anthropology can illuminate dance. Please wear clothes that you can comfortably move in.

24 April (week 1) TRUST – the listening body
1 May (week 2) SPACE – bodies and the environment
8 May (week 3) OTHER BODIES – relationships and collaboration
15 May (week 4) EMOTIONS – internal feeling / external dance

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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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