Nutrition

Good health requires a good diet, and diseases of under-nutrition and over-nutrition (e.g. heart disease and diabetes) are some of the major challenges in modern medicine.

Panel discussion organised by by first year PhD students studying at the University of Oxford as part of the NERC Doctoral Training Partnership in Evironmental Research. Part of the Grand Challenges Seminar Series 2017.

Date: Tuesday 30 May, 17:30-18:30

Venue: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BD

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The 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy will be celebrated in Melbourne, Australia, from Friday 2 to Tuesday 6 December 2016. With our guiding theme of ‘Utopian Appetites’, we are looking with hope towards bright food futures.

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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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All talks are held on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm at Green Templeton College

 

Entrance is £5 and everyone is welcome.

 

February 10th: Professor Bruce Griffin, Biomedical Scientist: "Saturated fat, sugar and cardiovascular disease: the truth behind the headlines."

March 16th: Geoff Bond, Nutritional Antghropoplogist. "How to grow old without feeling old; insights from our ancient origins."

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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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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 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 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 13 March
Eleanor Bryant, Department of Psychology, Bradford University

The status of disinhibition and its role in predicting eating behaviour

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