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.

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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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 Seminars – Trinity Term 2014

Date: Thursday, 22 May

Time: 1 - 2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek and Amy McLennan

Speaker: Amy Sharrocks, Artist, filmmaker and sculptor

Bodies of water

Seminars generally involve a 35-40 minute presentation followed by approximately 20 minutes of questions and discussion. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity Seminars – Trinity Term 2014

Date: Thursday, 8 May

Time: 1 - 2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek and Amy McLennan

Speaker: Nadine Levin, University of Exeter

Microbes matter: metabolism and chronic disease in contemporary biomedicine

Seminars generally involve a 35-40 minute presentation followed by approximately 20 minutes of questions and discussion. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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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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Speaker: Karin Eli, ISCA, University of Oxford & Rosie Kay, Rosie Kay Dance Company

Title: “Participant observation in motion: what dance can teach us about eating disorders”

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

Date: 24 January (Thursday, week 2)

Time: 1pm - 2pm

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